Evil in Contemporary Political Theory

Editors: Haddock, Bruce, Roberts, Peri and Sutch, Peter
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-74-864196-3
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
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This text presents a broad ranging exploration of the idea of evil in contemporary theory and offers a philosophical analysis of the role of evil in ethics.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on the Contributors
  • 1 Introduction - Bruce Haddock, Peri Roberts and Peter Sutch
  • 2 Darkness and Silence: Evil and the Western Legacy - John Milbank
  • 3 Constructivism and Evil - Peri Roberts
  • 4 Systemic Evil and the Limits of Pluralism - Bruce Haddock
  • 5 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 Evil and the Left - Eve Garrard
  • 9 The Glamour of Evil: Dostoyesvsky and the Politics of Transgression - John Horton
  • 10 The Rhetoric of Moral Equivalence - Richard Shorten
  • 11 Banal but not Benign: Arendt on Evil - David Boucher