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Author Neiman, Susan.

Title Evil in modern thought : an alternative history of philosophy / Susan Neiman ; with a new preface by the author.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2004.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    170 NEI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    111.84 NEI    Available
Description xx, 358 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-343) and index.
Contents FIRE FROM HEAVEN -- God's advocates : Leibniz and Pope -- Newton of the mind : Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Divided wisdom : Immanuel Kant -- real and rational : Hegel and Marx -- In conclusion -- CONDEMNING THE ARCHITECT -- Raw material : Bayle's Dictionary -- Voltaire's Destinies -- The impotence of reason : David Hume -- End of the tunnel : the Marquis de Sade -- Schopenhauer : the world as tribunal -- ENDS OF AN ILLUSION -- Eternal choices : Nietzsche on redemption -- On consolation : Freud vs. providence -- HOMELESS -- Earthquakes : why Lisbon? -- Mass murders : why Auschwitz? -- Losses : ending modern theodicies -- Intentions : meaning and malice -- Terror : after September 11 -- Remains : Camus, Arendt, critical theory, Rawls -- Origins : sufficient reason.
Subject Good and evil -- History.
Philosophy, Modern.
ISBN 0691117926 (pbk.)
9780691117928 (pbk.)

 
    
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