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Naming Evil, Judging Evil.

By: Grant, Ruth W.
Contributor(s): MacIntyre, Alasdair.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9780226306742.Subject(s): Good and evil -- Congresses | Judgment (Ethics) -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Naming Evil, Judging EvilDDC classification: 170 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Foreword by Alasdair MacIntyre -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1: Speaking About Evil -- Chapter 1. Where Did All the Evils Go? -- Chapter 2. Seeing Darkness, Hearing Silence: Augustine's Account of Evil -- Chapter 3. The Rousseauan Revolution and the Problem of Evil -- Chapter 4. Inequality and the Problem of Evil -- Part 2: Making Judgments, Passing Judgment, Taking a Stand, Biting Your Tongue -- Chapter 5. The Butler Did It -- Chapter 6. Evil and the Morality of Conviction -- Chapter 7. Combining Clarity and Complexity: A Layered Approach to Cross-Cultural Ethics
Chapter 8. Liberal Dilemmas and Moral Judgment -- Chapter 9. Between Bigotry and Nihilism: Moral Judgment in Pluralist Democracies -- Bibliography -- Name Index
Summary: Is it more dangerous to call something evil or not to?  This fundamental question deeply divides those who fear that the term oversimplifies grave problems and those who worry that, to effectively address such issues as terrorism and genocide, we must first acknowledge them as evil. Recognizing that the way we approach this dilemma can significantly affect both the harm we suffer and the suffering we inflict, a distinguished group of contributors engages in the debate with this series of timely and original essays. Drawing on Western conceptions of evil from the Middle Ages to the present,  th
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Contents -- Foreword by Alasdair MacIntyre -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1: Speaking About Evil -- Chapter 1. Where Did All the Evils Go? -- Chapter 2. Seeing Darkness, Hearing Silence: Augustine's Account of Evil -- Chapter 3. The Rousseauan Revolution and the Problem of Evil -- Chapter 4. Inequality and the Problem of Evil -- Part 2: Making Judgments, Passing Judgment, Taking a Stand, Biting Your Tongue -- Chapter 5. The Butler Did It -- Chapter 6. Evil and the Morality of Conviction -- Chapter 7. Combining Clarity and Complexity: A Layered Approach to Cross-Cultural Ethics

Chapter 8. Liberal Dilemmas and Moral Judgment -- Chapter 9. Between Bigotry and Nihilism: Moral Judgment in Pluralist Democracies -- Bibliography -- Name Index

Is it more dangerous to call something evil or not to?  This fundamental question deeply divides those who fear that the term oversimplifies grave problems and those who worry that, to effectively address such issues as terrorism and genocide, we must first acknowledge them as evil. Recognizing that the way we approach this dilemma can significantly affect both the harm we suffer and the suffering we inflict, a distinguished group of contributors engages in the debate with this series of timely and original essays. Drawing on Western conceptions of evil from the Middle Ages to the present,  th

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Ruth W. Grant is professor of political science and philosophy at Duke University and a senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. She is the author of John Locke's Liberalism and Hypocrisy and Integrity , both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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