Taking Evil Seriously

  • Sami Pihlström

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Sami Pihlström
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  3. Sami Pihlström
    Pages 81-101
  4. Sami Pihlström
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 124-139

About this book


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.


Ethics moral philosophy evil problem of evil pragmatism guilt theodicy James W Wittgenstein L Jonas H ethics morality philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Sami Pihlström
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HelsinkiFinland

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