Despite the overuse of the word in movies, political speeches,
and news reports, "evil" is generally seen as either flagrant
rhetoric or else an outdated concept: a medieval holdover with no
bearing on our complex everyday reality. In "A Philosophy of Evil,"
however, acclaimed philosopher Lars Svendsen argues that evil
remains a concrete moral problem: that we're all its victims, and
all guilty of committing evil acts. "It's normal to be evil," he
writes -- the problem is, we have lost the vocabulary to talk about
Taking up this problem -- how do we speak about evil? -- "A
Philosophy of Evil" treats evil as an ordinary aspect of
contemporary life, with implications that are moral, practical, and
above all, political. Because, as Svendsen says, "Evil should
neither be justified nor explained away -- evil must be
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!