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Victims and values : a history and a theory of suffering

Author: Joseph Anthony Amato; David Monge; Eugen Joseph Weber
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) ; Westport (Conn.) ; London : Greenwood Press, 1990.
Series: Contributions in philosophy, 42
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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; Eugen Joseph Weber
ISBN: 0313259038 9780313259036 0275936902 9780275936907
OCLC Number: 463795198
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 217-223. Index.
Description: XXVI-236 p. ; 25 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
Series Title: Contributions in philosophy, 42
Responsibility: Joseph A. Amato, with the assistance of David Monge ; foreword by Eugen Weber.
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