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Understanding evil : lessons from Bosnia

Author: Keith Doubt
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Evil seeks to articulate the evil that happened in Bosnia within the context of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Its analysis centers on the question of whether it is possible to understand evil as action." "The book understands evil via a neologism - sociocide, the murdering of society. In Bosnia, not only were families destroyed but their homes as well. Not only were bridges, libraries,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Doubt
ISBN: 9780823227006 0823227006 0823227022 9780823227020
OCLC Number: 72161790
Description: 152 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Witnessing evil --
Sea / by Mak Dizdar --
Evil as action --
Evil's direction --
Evil's reason --
Evil's vanity --
Rape as evil --
Evil's agency --
Evil's disfigurement of language --
Part II: Understanding evil --
Paths / by Mak Dizdar --
Postmodernisms relation to evil --
Psychologizing evil --
Ritualizing evil --
Theorizing evil with socratic naiveté --
Sociocide : a new paradigm for evil --
Epilogue --
Lillies / by Mak Dizdar.
Responsibility: Keith Doubt.
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Seeks to articulate the evil that happened in Bosnia within the context of war crimes and crimes against humanity. This book understands evil via a neologism - as sociocide, the murdering of society.  Read more...

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Doubt masterfully explicates the savage atrocities of the Bosnian war and uses those heinous deeds to construct a philosophy of evil uniquely suited for our time.----Bob Donia, coauthor of A Read more...

 
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