Epistemic Conditions for Genocide

  • Emmanuel C. Eze


This chapter assumes that there is a widely shared definition of genocide.1 What I explore are the deepest origins of that devastating crime. The claims I make about the relationships between philosophy and genocide—including the way in which I construe the idea of the philosophical—are likely to be more controversial than the usual definition of genocide, but I hope they will be persuasive nonetheless.


Epistemic Condition Mass Murder Historical Idea Rwandan Genocide Historical Insight 
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