While moral philosophy has traditionally been understood as an examination of the good life, this book argues that ethical inquiry should, rather, begin from an examination of evil and other 'negative' moral concepts, such as guilt and suffering.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Sami Pihlström is Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies at the University of Helsinki. He has published widely on pragmatism, the problem of realism, transcendental philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction 1. Evil and Negativity: Sharpening the Pragmatic Method 2. The Moral Luck, Reward, and Punishment of a Sick Soul 3. The Suffering God and Post-Holocaust Pragmatism 4. A Metaphilosophical Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index