Collective Responses and Reparations
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Genocide by Claudia Card
Book DescriptionThis landmark collection addresses the hard moral dilemmas that have arisen in the wake of genocide and crimes against humanity during the 20th century. * Re-examines the national policy of slavery and forcible removal of Native Americans through the contemporary definitions of genocide * Evaluates issues of guilt through to the consideration of reconciliation and reparations * Original essays representing the latest research in moral issues
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405148481
(227mm x 153mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claudia Card
Beyond Just War, Hardback (August 2012)
Unlike most books on the ethics of war, this book rejects the 'just war' tradition, proposing a virtue ethics of war to take its place. Like torture, war cannot be justified. It answers the question: 'If war is a very great evil, would a leader with courage, justice, compassion, and all the other moral virtues ever choose to fight a war?'
Confronting Evils, Paperback (July 2010)
This philosophical study of collectively perpetrated and suffered atrocities examines the tension between responding to evils and preserving humanitarian values.
Atrocity Paradigm, Paperback (February 2005)
In this book, philosopher and feminist Claudia Card presents a workable theory of evil, examining in particular human atrocities - acts of cruelty committed by human beings on others.
Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir, Paperback (March 2003)» View all books by Claudia Card
A convenient and accessible guide to Simone de Beauvoir, published in 2003.
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Author Biography - Claudia Card
Claudia Card is the Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin. She is the author of The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil (2002), The Unnatural Lottery: Character and Moral Luck (1996), and Lesbian Choices (1995) and the editor of many books, most recently The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir. She is currently a senior fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities (Madison, Wisconsin), where she is writing another book on evil and an introduction to feminist philosophy. Armen T. Marsoobian is professor and chair of philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University. He is editor in chief of the Blackwell journal Metaphilosophy and has co-edited four books: Justus Buchler's Metaphysics of Natural Complexes (1990), Nature's Perspectives: Prospects for Ordinal Metaphysics (1991), The Philosophical Challenge of September 11 (2004), and The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy (2004). He has published articles in aesthetics and American philosophy, and his current work deals with philosophical issues arising from genocide.
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