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Wickedness A Philosophical Essay

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ISBN-10: 0415253985

ISBN-13: 9780415253987

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Midgley

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To look into the darkness of the human soul is a frightening venture. Here Mary Midgley does so, with her customary brilliance and clarity. Midgley's analysis proves that the capacity for real wickedness is an inevitable part of human nature. This is not however a blanket acceptance of evil. Out of this dark journey she returns with an offering to us: an understanding of human nature that enhances our very humanity.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Jack Zipes was formerly Professor of German at the University of Minnesota. An acclaimed translator and scholar of children's literature and culture, his most recent books include Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller and Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children, both published by Routledge.Mary Midgley is a moral philosopher and the author of many books including Wickedness , Evolution as a Religion , Beast and Man and Science and Poetry . All are published in Routledge Classics.

Preface to the Routledge Classics Edition
The Problem of Natural Evil
Intelligibility and Immoralism
The Elusiveness of Responsibility
Understanding Aggression
Fates, Causes and Free-will
Selves and Shadows
The Instigators
Evil in Evolution