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Machine derived contents note: The ordinariness of modern evildoers: Hannah Arendt on conscience and the banality of evil; 3. The psycho-logic of wanting to hurt others; 4.
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The logic and practice of collective evil: Responses to collective evil; 6. Social sciences -- Philosophy. Genocide -- Political aspects. Genocide -- Sociological aspects. A philosophical approach inspired by Hannah Arendt, a psychological approach inspired by C. Fred Alford and a sociological approach inspired by Zygmunt Bauman is brought to bear on the Holocaust and ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia.
Here, Vetlesen shows how closely perpetrators, victims, and bystanders interact. An important book with wide appeal.
Evil and Human Agency: Understanding Collective Evildoing
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Arne Johan Vetlesen argues that to do evil is to intentionally inflict pain on another human being, against his or her will, and cause serious and foreseeable harm. Vetlesen investigates why and in what sort of circumstances such a desire arises, and how it is channeled, or exploited, into collective evildoing.
Evil and Human Agency: Understanding Collective Evildoing. Cambridge Cultural Social Studies.
He argues that such evildoing, pitting whole groups against each other, springs from a combination of character, situation, and social structure. Vetlesen shows how closely perpetrators, victims, and bystanders interact, and how aspects of human agency are recognized, denied, and projected by different agents. Read more Read less. Prime Book Box for Kids. Sponsored products related to this item What's this? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A Philosophy of Nature. Sacred Scroll of Seven Seals: Our forefathers killed Little Johnny with dope!
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