Evil, political violence, and forgiveness

essays in honor of Claudia Card
  • 4.72 MB
  • 3947 Downloads
  • English

Lexington Books , Lanham, Md
Card, Claudia, Good and evil, Atroc
Statement[edited by] Andrea Veltman and Kathryn J. Norlock.
ContributionsCard, Claudia., Veltman, Andrea., Norlock, Kathryn, 1969-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB948.C374 E95 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23575526M
ISBN 139780739136508
LC Control Number2009024863

Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card reflects a burgeoning interest among philosophers in a broader array of ethical and political questions concerning evils.

Written in tribute to Claudia Card―whose distinguished academic career has culminated in the development of a new theory of evil―this collection. Introduction / Andrea Veltman, Kathryn J. Norlock --The prevalence of evil / Todd Calder --Epistemic aspects of evil: the three monkeys meet The atrocity paradigm / Lynne Tirrell --Atrocity, harm, and resistance: a situated understanding of genocidal rape / Sarah Clark Miller --War rape and the political concept of evil / Robin May Schott.

Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness | Until recently, philosophers have discussed evil primarily in theodicial contexts in pondering why a perfect God does not abolish evil. Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card reflects a burgeoning interest among philosophers in a broader array of ethical and political questions concerning evils.

Evil, Political Violence and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card is a collection of new philosophical essays written Evil tribute to Claudia Card, exploring her leading theory of Cited by: 1.

Until recently, philosophers have discussed evil primarily in theodicial contexts in pondering why a perfect God does not abolish evil. Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card reflects a burgeoning interest among philosophers in a broader array of ethical and political questions concerning :   This book has a promising and worthy title: "Political Evil." Wolfe does perform a careful job of sifting through the differing notions of evil, mostly through the lenses of St.

And forgiveness book, Hannah Arendt, Milgram while doing a bit of archeology on the American penchant for 4/5(6). Evil, political violence, and forgiveness. Lanham: Lexington Books, © (DLC) (OCoLC) harm, and resistance: a situated understanding of genocidal rape / Sarah Clark Miller --War rape and the political concept of evil / Robin May Political violence --When to intervene: atrocity, political violence, and forgiveness.

This new book of essays on Card's work highlights feminist contributions to topics of evil, political violence, and forgiveness. Schott's article develops the distinction between the unmaking of the social world carried out by genocide - a process captured by the notion of social death - and the unmaking of the political world.

Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card. Edited by Andrea Veltman and Kathryn J. Norlock. Lanham, Evil Lexington Books, Trudy Govier -.

Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card. Edited by ANDREA VELTMAN and KATHRYN J. NORLOCK. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books Trudy Govier This nicely produced book includes twelve essays arising from Claudia Card's work on evil and atrocity, with an afterword by Card.

Given the significance of. Norlock has published one book, Forgiveness from a Feminist Perspective, which was released in She has contributed to a number of anthologies, including Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness, Ethics and the Family, and Forgiveness: Probing the utions: Trent University, St.

Mary's College. About Political Evil. A timely, eye-opening examination of political evil, a concept widely misunderstood and desperately in need of clarification in our ever more chaotic world. In an age of genocide, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and torture, evil threatens us in ways radically different from.

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 inquiry into the contemporary forms Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

"A Human Being Died That Night is a disturbing voyage into the heart of a professional killer and a coolly intelligent analysis of how the conscience gets to be numbed, but also an exploration of the workings of forgiveness, a persuasive argument for the South African formula for reconciliation via the road of truth, and, not least, a testament to.

79 quotes from Judith Lewis Herman: 'Many abused children cling to the hope that growing up will bring escape and freedom. But the personality formed in the environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life.

Description Evil, political violence, and forgiveness FB2

The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative. She approaches the task of early adulthood――establishing independence and. The second book in the trilogy is Confronting Evils: Terrorism, Torture, Genocide. In it, Card examined her account of atrocity as a paradigm of evil, refining and expanding the views developed in the first book, with attention to structural evil, the role of harm, and the significance of mater: Harvard University.

Overcoming Evil describes the origins or influences leading to genocide, violent conflict and terrorism. It identifies principles and practices of prevention, and of reconciliation between groups after violence, or before violence thereby to prevent violence. It uses both past cases such as the Holocaust, and contemporary ones such as Rwanda, the Congo, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

She is the author of Forgiveness from a Feminist Perspective () and co-editor of Evil, Political Violence, and Forgiveness (). Table of Contents Introduction: The Challenges of Forgiveness in Context Kathryn J. Norlock / : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. San Salvador has a street named for Roberto D’Aubuisson who ordered Romero’s assassination.

Rodríguez astutely emphasizes that only forgiveness modeled on that of Jesus will break the cycle of violence. This book is an exemplary effort to sort out how a Christian comparative theology of martyrdom would appear.

Abstract: Acclaimed BC political scientist Alan Wolfe argues in his latest book, Political Evil: What It Is and How to Combat It (Knopf, September ), that in an age of partisan blame-assigning, therapeutic excuse-making, and theological question-dodging, we need to get serious about the problem of evil once again.

While there will always be something incomprehensible about evil, we. 'Christian Martyrdom and Political Violence is a serious and important work in constructive Christian theological ethics, intending to rescue the concept of martyrdom from contemporary corruptions - corruptions so grave that the very concept of martyrdom risks being discredited.

This is a groundbreaking book which I recommend highly.'Cited by: 2. Philosopher Susan Neiman says Trump is evil — and she literally wrote the book Holocaust expert: Yes, those are concentration camps — and though Trump is Author: Chauncey Devega. With an examination of our culture's myths about evil, the book progresses through the "whys" of evil toward a discussion of a paradox in human psychology--our tendency toward guilt, a natural mechanism that suppresses evil, and our inclination toward ambivalence, a feeling that enables evil to flourish/5(3).

This is a courageous and imaginative book by the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth (formerly, the British Commonwealth).

He develops the notion of "altruistic evil" to refer to violence committed "in a sacred cause, in the name of high ideals," and calls it the biggest threat to freedom in our time.

The Role of Forgiveness in Reconstructing Society After Conflict On May 3, Leave a Comment In Marcia Byrom Hartwell Once dismissed as an irrelevant religious concept in a political world, the concept of forgiveness has begun to be increasingly associated with highly secular post conflict reconstruction.

Violence proceeds on the basis of the fantasy that it is necessary to eliminate the source of evil that is acting to destroy the "good object" (e.g., one’s God or country). Acts of violence are undertaken as a rescue fantasy: destroying the bad or evil object in order to save the (goodness of the) good object.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Ernesto Verdeja. The principal objective of the paper is to clarify whether and how the moral notion of forgiveness stands in relation to the political meanings of action and violence.

Keywords: Politics, Ethics, Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Radical Evil, Derrida, Arendt.

Download Evil, political violence, and forgiveness FB2

It’s not just political violence and threats of violence that are spiraling out of control as we’ve witnessed just in the past few days with the horrific massacre of Jews conducting a ceremony in a Pittsburgh synagogue. There is only one solution to the problem of hatred and evil: Forgiveness and Repentence.

5 Comments on “The. For serious alternatives to overreaction and inaction in the face of political evil, read Alan Wolfe.” -Martha Minow, author of Between Vengeance and Forgiveness “Despite the persistence of evil, Wolfe is hopeful that we can stop evil acts, and despite his clear appeal to reason, his arguments are quite passionate.” -Booklist “A.

In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Terms. Hamas, meaning 'violence, wrongdoing', is the Hebrew Bible's primary term for violence and is first used in Genesis "the earth was corrupt in God's sight, and the earth was filled with violence.": 5 It occurs sixty times in the Hebrew Bible, is almost always used to identify physical violence (Genesis ; Judges ), and is used to.Andrea Veltman, “Simone de Beauvoir and Hannah Arendt on Labor” in Hypatia, Volume Number 1 (Winter ).

Andrea Veltman and Kathryn Norlock, editors, Evil, Political Violence and Forgiveness: Essays in Honor of Claudia Card (Rowman & Littlefield, ).

Details Evil, political violence, and forgiveness FB2

MLK’s Example Holds the Answers to Both Racism and Political Violence Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking before crowd of 25, Selma-to .