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The Justification of Religious Violence.

By: Clarke, Steve.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Blackwell Public Philosophy Series: Publisher: : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9781118529768.Subject(s): Violence - Religious aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Justification of Religious ViolenceDDC classification: 201.76 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Blackwell Public Philosophy -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Justification, Religion, and Violence -- September 11 (1857) -- Religion and Violence -- Violence -- Justification -- Nothing Bad -- Between "Anything and Everything" and "Nothing Bad" -- Nature and Supernature -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Religion -- Generalizing about Religion -- Supernatural Beings -- Ritual -- The Evolution of Religion -- Social Solidarity and Religion -- Defining Religion -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Morality -- Introduction -- Evolved Morality -- Morality, Evolution, and Culture
Consequentialism, Deontology, and the Neuroscience of Moral Cognition -- Reasoning and Intuiting -- Morality and Religion -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Justifying Violence, War, and Cosmic War -- Justifying Violence -- Justice, War, and Just War Theory -- Pacifism -- Religious War and Cosmic War -- Cosmic War -- Notes -- Chapter 5: The Afterlife -- Afterlife Beliefs -- Christianity, Violence, and Salvation -- Buddhism, Violence, and Reincarnation -- Suicide, Suicide Cults, and the Afterlife -- Notes -- Chapter 6: The Sacred -- The Sacred and the Holy -- Durkheim -- Sacred Values -- Sacralization
Justification and the Sacred -- Notes -- Chapter 7: Recent Justifications of Religious Violence -- Introduction -- The Gatekeepers and Deific Decree -- Aum Shinrikyo -- Heaven's Gate -- The Killing of George Tiller -- Meir Kahane and the Kach Party -- Al-Qaeda -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- Chapter 8: Tolerance -- Liberal Democracy and Religious Tolerance -- What Tolerance Is -- Justifying Religious Tolerance -- Religion, Toleration, and Causation -- Violent Religious Groups, Tolerance, and the Liberal State -- Notes -- Chapter 9: Reducing Religious Violence
Religion, Violence, Justification, and Motivation -- Undermining Religious Justifications for Violence -- Cosmic War, the Afterlife, and the Opportunity to Make Converts -- Avoiding Conflicts over Sacred Values -- Tolerating Violent Religious Groups -- Concluding Remark -- Notes -- References -- Name Index -- Subject Index -- End User License Agreement
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Blackwell Public Philosophy -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Justification, Religion, and Violence -- September 11 (1857) -- Religion and Violence -- Violence -- Justification -- Nothing Bad -- Between "Anything and Everything" and "Nothing Bad" -- Nature and Supernature -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Religion -- Generalizing about Religion -- Supernatural Beings -- Ritual -- The Evolution of Religion -- Social Solidarity and Religion -- Defining Religion -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Morality -- Introduction -- Evolved Morality -- Morality, Evolution, and Culture

Consequentialism, Deontology, and the Neuroscience of Moral Cognition -- Reasoning and Intuiting -- Morality and Religion -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Justifying Violence, War, and Cosmic War -- Justifying Violence -- Justice, War, and Just War Theory -- Pacifism -- Religious War and Cosmic War -- Cosmic War -- Notes -- Chapter 5: The Afterlife -- Afterlife Beliefs -- Christianity, Violence, and Salvation -- Buddhism, Violence, and Reincarnation -- Suicide, Suicide Cults, and the Afterlife -- Notes -- Chapter 6: The Sacred -- The Sacred and the Holy -- Durkheim -- Sacred Values -- Sacralization

Justification and the Sacred -- Notes -- Chapter 7: Recent Justifications of Religious Violence -- Introduction -- The Gatekeepers and Deific Decree -- Aum Shinrikyo -- Heaven's Gate -- The Killing of George Tiller -- Meir Kahane and the Kach Party -- Al-Qaeda -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- Chapter 8: Tolerance -- Liberal Democracy and Religious Tolerance -- What Tolerance Is -- Justifying Religious Tolerance -- Religion, Toleration, and Causation -- Violent Religious Groups, Tolerance, and the Liberal State -- Notes -- Chapter 9: Reducing Religious Violence

Religion, Violence, Justification, and Motivation -- Undermining Religious Justifications for Violence -- Cosmic War, the Afterlife, and the Opportunity to Make Converts -- Avoiding Conflicts over Sacred Values -- Tolerating Violent Religious Groups -- Concluding Remark -- Notes -- References -- Name Index -- Subject Index -- End User License Agreement

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<p> Steve Clarke is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University in Australia, and a Senior Research Associate of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. He has published over sixty academic papers and is the author of Metaphysics and the Disunity of Scientific Knowledge (1998), and co-editor of three books including Religion, Intolerance and Conflict: a Scientific and Conceptual Investigation (with Russell Powell and Julian Savulescu, 2013).</p>

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