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The nature of evil

Responsibility Daryl Koehn
Material Type Book
Publisher New York : Palgrave Macmillan
Year 2005
Language English
Size 310 p. ; 25 cm
Abstract Koehn (business ethics, U. of St. Thomas, Texas) sorts out the evil doers from the evil deeds, and finds that those who practice evil do so out of suffering rather than malicious intent, and that suff...ring comes from not knowing one's true identity, an anxiety-fraught situation that leads to lashing out at those who know whom they are and eventually to destruction for both the sufferers and their targets. In this light she examines evil as vice, as losing the ability to act, as flight from narcissistic boredom, as hypocritical repression, as imagined portent, as the loss of humanity, as an act of making ourselves, others and God satanic, and as fanatical impiety. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) show more

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Central Library ASRS 005212005000076 哲学/347/88 2005

Bibliographic details

Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors *Koehn, Daryl, 1955-
Subjects LCSH:Good and evil
Classification LCC:BJ1401
DC22:170
ID 1001278788
ISBN 1403968942
NCID BA71925662
Vol ISBN:1403968942
Created Date 2009.09.18
Modified Date 2009.09.18

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