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Feminist Philosophy and the Problem of Evil (A Hypatia Book).

Schott, Robin May.

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ISBN 10: 0253219019 / ISBN 13: 9780253219015
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Bloomington :. Indiana University Press, 2007.Paperback. 344 pp.- Any glance at the contemporary history of the world shows that the problem of evil is a central concern for people everywhere. In the last few years, terrorist attacks, suicide bombings, and ethnic and religious wars have only emphasized humanity's seemingly insatiable capacity for violence. In Feminist Philosophy and the Problem of Evil, Robin May Schott brings an international group of contemporary feminist philosophers into debates on evil and terrorism. The invaluable essays collected here consider gender-specific evils such as the Salem witch trials, women's suffering during the Holocaust, mass rape in Bosnia, and repression under the Taliban, as well as more generalized acts of violence such as the 9/11 bombings, the Madrid train station bombings, and violence against political prisoners. Readers of this sobering volume will find resources for understanding the vulnerability of human existence and what is at stake in the problem of evil.English text. Condition : as new, clean & unread. Condition : as new copyISBN 9780253219015[KEYWORDS: PHILOSOPHY*, *2017-01 philosophy, feminism, Feminismus. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 85873

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Any glance at the contemporary history of the world shows that the problem of evil is a central concern for people everywhere. In the last few years, terrorist attacks, suicide bombings, and ethnic and religious wars have only emphasized humanity’s seemingly insatiable capacity for violence. In Feminist Philosophy and the Problem of Evil, Robin May Schott brings an international group of contemporary feminist philosophers into debates on evil and terrorism. The invaluable essays collected here consider gender-specific evils such as the Salem witch trials, women’s suffering during the Holocaust, mass rape in Bosnia, and repression under the Taliban, as well as more generalized acts of violence such as the 9/11 bombings, the Madrid train station bombings, and violence against political prisoners. Readers of this sobering volume will find resources for understanding the vulnerability of human existence and what is at stake in the problem of evil.

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Robin May Schott is Associate Professor of Philosophy at The Danish University of Education. She is author of Discovering Feminist Philosophy and Cognition and Eros: A Critique of the Kantian Paradigm and editor of Feminist Interpretations of Immanuel Kant.

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