Rethinking Evil

Rethinking Evil

Contemporary Perspectives

eBook - 2001
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This innovative volume will be welcomed by moral and political philosophers, social scientists, and anyone who reflects seriously on the twentieth century's heavy burden of war, genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other evidence of people's desire to harm one another. María Pía Lara brings together a provocative set of essays that reexamine evil in the context of a "postmetaphysical" world, a world that no longer equates natural and human evil and no longer believes in an omnipotent God. The question of how and why God permits evil events to occur is replaced by the question of how and why humans perform radically evil acts.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001
ISBN: 9780520226326
0520226321
9781417522835
1417522836
9780520935556
0520935551
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 307 pages)
Additional Contributors: Lara, María Pía

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