2 edition of Evil in contemporary political theory found in the catalog.
Evil in contemporary political theory
Explores the actual and possible roles of evil in contemporary political theory.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Bruce Haddock, Peri Roberts and Peter Sutch|
|LC Classifications||JA79 .E85 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 234 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||2011535102|
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The concept of ‘evil’ has a long history in the western tradition, extending from early theological debate, through tortured discussion of the relationship between moral and religious issues, to a contemporary context in which moral and political theory have domains of discourse in their own right.
the religious roots of the idea of ‘evil’, however, have often made it difficult to. Book Description: What role should the idea of evil have in contemporary moral and social thought. The concept of 'evil' has long been a key idea in moral discourse.
Now, the contributors to this volume make a start on the important task of systematically exploring evil in the context of political theory.
Intuitively, we know what evil means. Unreasonable or Evil?, Kerstin Budde 6. Evil in Contemporary International Political Theory: Acts that Shock the Conscience of Mankind, Peter Sutch 7. Doing Evil Justly. The Morality of Justifiable Abomination, Mark Evans 8.
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Single-User Purchase Price: $ Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $ ISBN: Category: Social Sciences - Political science Book Status: Available Table of Contents. Books shelved as contemporary-political-theory: The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama, The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt.
Whatever you label Wolfe’s argument in Political Evil, it is timely, valuable and refreshingly adult.” —Jonathan Rauch, The New York Times Book Review “In Political Evil, Alan Wolfe issues a compelling summons to moral and intellectual seriousness and conducts a multi-pronged and soberly argued Evil in contemporary political theory book into the contemporary forms 4/5(6).
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Now, the contributors to this volume make a start on the important task of systematically exploring evil in the context of political theory. Intuitively, we know what evil means. Yet once we begin to think about its meaning we quickly uncover. Books shelved as political-theory: The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes, The Republic by P.
Since s, there has been a revival of interest in political theory in USA, Europe and other parts of the world. At the heart of this renaissance has been the emerging clash of values on the one hand and the changes in the humanities and social.
Having spent five years delving into the writings of the political thinker Hannah Arendt, while researching my documentary “Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt,” I take the liberty of stating that Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz, in her article “Rethinking the ‘banality of evil’ theory” (Haaretz, August 5), displays an unfortunate miscomprehension of that fraught : Ada Ushpiz.
In this witty, accessible study, the prominent Marxist thinker Terry Eagleton launches a surprising defense of the reality of evil, drawing on literary, theological, and Evil in contemporary political theory book sources to suggest that evil, no mere medieval artifact, is a real phenomenon with palpable force in our contemporary world.
In a book that ranges from St. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 2. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 3. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes 4. The Republic by Plato 5. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 6. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill 7.
The Federalist Papers by Alexa. Deirdre Lauren Mahony’s Hannah Arendt’s Ethics offers a new and daring reading of Hannah Arendt, which analyzes and evaluates Arendt’s moral theory independent of her political theory from an Anglo-American perspective.
This approach yields some illuminating insights into Arendt’s key ethical claims, but the approach and interpretation ultimately prove : John Douglas Macready.
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Hannah Arendt was born Johanna Cohn Arendt in into a comfortable educated secular family of German Jews in Linden, Prussia (now a part of Hanover), in Wilhelmine family were merchants of Russian extraction from Königsberg, the East Prussian capital.
Arendt's grandparents were members of the Reform Jewish community there. Hannah's paternal grandfather, Max Arendt  ( Citizenship: German (–37), Stateless (–50).
Synopsis This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era.
The Concept of Evil - Volume 79 Issue 2 - Marcus G. Singer. Though ‘evil’ is often used loosely as merely the generic opposite of ‘morally good’, used precisely it is the worst possible term of opprobrium by: Reviews "Because evil is a term fraught with religious overtones, it tends to be undertheorized in our largely secular contemporary culture.
Yet something like evil continues to exist, arguably more forcefully today than ever, so the authors of this timely and important book assert. This series in contemporary political theory is intended to foster such systematic normative reflection. The series proceeds in the belief that the time is ripe for a reassertion of the.
Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy - Introduction Author: Susan Neiman Subject: Neiman, S., Evil, Modern, Thought, Alternative, History.
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THE DECLINE OF MODERN POLITICAL THEORY File Size: 90KB. "The Logic of Evil is destined to become an important contribution to the sociology of Nazism and other extreme political movements Brustein's important book has brought us a significant step closer to understanding how and why parts of this [Nazi] package became more attractive and acceptable to more people over time."—Helmut K.
William Connolly's latest book may be thought of as the accomplishment of the themes broached in his two earlier books, Politics and Ambiguity and Political Theory and emotional center of the book is a long ‘Letter to Augustine’ premised upon the notion that the position of a ‘post-theist’ is similar to that of a ‘post-pagan,’ that as Augustine's writings punctuated.
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Ruth Grant is a Professor of Political Science at Duke University, specializing in political theory with a particular interest in early modern philosophy and political ethics. She is the author of John Locke's Liberalism and of Hypocrisy and Integrity: Machiavelli, Rousseau and the Ethics of Politics.
The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil provides an outstanding overview and exploration of these issues and more, bringing together an international team of scholars working on the concept of evil. Its 27 chapters cover the crucial discussions and arguments, both historical and contemporary, that are needed to properly understand the.
The question concerning the nature of evil is a longstanding one but I would go so far as to say that in this profound book, the philosopher Paul Kahn has gone a very long way in answering it.
He argues that in our secular age we have given reason such a dominant place in our understanding of modern politics that we can only understand evil. Her latest mono- graph, New Demons: Rethinking Evil and Power Today, is a challenging and innovative book that, in my opinion, is destined to become an unavoidable point of orientation for studies and scholarly investigations on the topic.
Moreover, it's a courageous book.". Phillip Cole is Professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Wales, Newport. He is the author of The Myth of Evil (Edinburgh University Press ), Philosophies of Exclusion: Liberal Political Theory and Immigration (Edinburgh University Press, ) and The Free, the Unfree and the Excluded: A Treatise on the Conditions of Liberty ().
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. But the trouble with contemporary political uses of evil isn’t the concept itself, but rather the intentional vagueness thrust upon it by an era without any well-defined theory of the good.
He has written The Dilemma of Contemporary Political Theory: Toward a Post-Behavioral Science of Politics (), The Politics of Motion: The World of Thomas Hobbes(), and Understanding Political Theory (). His book, The Irony of Liberal Reason, published by the University of Chicago Press (), examines the impact of changing.
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On the list because it could win the award for the most malicious book ever written. This book has inspired some of the most brutal regimes in man's history. Regardless of whether there has been a state which is a true Marxist state, this book has inspired so many evil actions that it can not be left off a list of this s: Alan Wolfe’s intelligent and often brave new book, “Political Evil: What It Is and How to Combat It,” is the latest sign that realism is finding fresh support on the left, or at least on the.
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