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Victims and values : a history and a theory of suffering

Author: Joseph Anthony Amato; David Monge
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1990.
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An inquiry into conscience and politics, this text examines fundamental ambiguities, dichotomies and contradictions. The author suggests that humanity should interpret and give meaning to its pains  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Anthony Amato; David Monge
ISBN: 0275936902 9780275936907
OCLC Number: 21559331
Description: xxvi, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Eugen Weber Introduction Pain and Suffering, Currencies of Value Sacrifice, All But the Philosophers' Way Christianity, Suffering's Worth Death to Sacrifice: The Eighteenth Century Revolution Against Transcendence An Expanded Heart: A Century of Reform, Feelings, and Empathy A Century of Victims: Europe's Responsibility for a World's Suffering America: Its Victims Universal Victims and the Limits of the Politics of Suffering Conclusion: To Tell of One's Own Sufferings Bibliographical Essay Indexes
Responsibility: Joseph A. Amato with the assistance of David Monge ; foreword by Eugen Weber.

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