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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. In "Wickedness" she sets out to delineate not so much the nature of wickedness as its actual "sources," 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. She provides us with a framework that accepts its existence yet offers humankind the possibility of rejecting this part of our nature. Out of this dark journey she returns with an offering to us: an understanding of human nature that enhances our very humanity. To read "Wickedness" is to understand Mary Midgley's reputation as one of the world's greatest moral philosophers.

Synopsis:

To look into the darkness of the human soul is a frightening venture. Here Mary Midgley does so. In this work she sets out to delineate not so much the nature of wickedness as its actual sources.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-223) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415253987
Author:
Midgley, Mary
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Good & Evil
Subject:
Good and evil
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Routledge Classics
Series Volume:
21:1, Spring 2001
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
7.74x5.02x.76 in. .60 lbs.

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