Confronting Evils

Confronting Evils
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Terrorism, Torture, Genocide
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ISBN-13:
9780521728362
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
17.12.2012
Seiten:
350
Autor:
Claudia Card
Gewicht:
508 g
Format:
229x152x18 mm
Sprache:
Englisch

Inhaltsverzeichnis
Part I. The Concept of Evil: 1. Inexcusable wrongs; 2. Between good and evil; 3. Complicity in structural evils; 4. To whom (or to what?) can evils be done?; Part II. Terrorism, Torture, Genocide: 5. Counterterrorism; 6. Low-profile terrorism; 7. Conscientious torture?; 8. Ordinary torture; 9. Genocide is social death; 10. Genocide by forced impregnation; Bibliography; Filmography; Websites; Index.
Beschreibung
This philosophical study of collectively perpetrated and suffered atrocities examines the tension between responding to evils and preserving humanitarian values.
Autor
Claudia Card is Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil (2002), The Unnatural Lottery (1996), Lesbian Choices (1995), and more than 100 articles and reviews. She has edited several books, including The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir (Cambridge University Press, 2003).

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