This book seeks todetermine what is meant by 'evil' when used to describe actors and events in international politics. Focusing on the history of evil in western secular and religious thought,it reintroduces a classical understanding of evil as the means to which we seek to understand otherwise meaningless human suffering.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2008|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Renée Jeffery is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Adelaide.
Table of ContentsUnderstanding Evil * The Meaning of Suffering * The Problem of Evil * Moral Evil * Moral Monsters * Evil as Thoughtlessness * The War on Evil * Conclusion