David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Religious Ethics 38 (1):43-66 (2010)
Many Guatemalan women suffered extreme sexual violence during the latter half of the twentieth century. Learning of this violence can evoke hatred in persons who love and respect women—hatred for the men who perpetrated the violence and also for other men around the world who victimize women in this way. Hatred is a common response to a perceived evil, and it might in some cases be a fitting response, but it is important to subject one's emotions to critical moral reflection. A key task of ethics is to encourage persons to cultivate good habits of being moved. This essay analyzes the way in which two different texts manage, through the skillful presentation of experiential narratives, to help readers acknowledge the hatred they might feel, but also to think twice about the hatred to which they consent
|Keywords||narrative and ethics virtue and emotion Rigoberta Menchú REMHI hatred of evil violence against women in Guatemala|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Martha C. Nussbaum (2006). Hiding From Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law. Princeton University Press.
Thomas Aquinas (1274). Summa Theologica. Hayes Barton Press.
Wayne Booth (1988). The Company We Keep. University of California Press.
Soren Kierkegaard, David F. Swenson, Lillian M. Swenson & Robert Bretall (1948). Works of Love. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 8 (3):472-476.
Keith Green (2007). Aquinas on Attachment, Envy, and Hatred in the "Summa Theologica". Journal of Religious Ethics 35 (3):403 - 428.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Scott A. Anderson (2005). Sex Under Pressure: Jerks, Boorish Behavior, and Gender Hierarchy. [REVIEW] Res Publica 11 (4):349-369.
Jane Duran (2000). Rape as a Form of Torture. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (2):191-196.
Sally Scholz (2006). Just War Theory, Crimes of War, and War Rape. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 20 (1):143-157.
Renee Heberle (1996). Deconstructive Strategies and the Movement Against Sexual Violence. Hypatia 11 (4):63 - 76.
James P. Sterba (1994). Feminist Justice and the Pursuit of Peace. Hypatia 9 (2):173 - 187.
Jamess H. Korn, Timothy J. Huelsman, Cynthia K. Shinabarger Reed & Michelle Aiello (1992). Perceived Ethicality of Guided Imagery in Rape Research. Ethics and Behavior 2 (1):1 – 14.
Larry May & Robert Strikwerda (1994). Men in Groups: Collective Responsibility for Rape. Hypatia 9 (2):134 - 151.
Lisa Campo-Engelstein (2009). Cultural Memory, Empathy, and Rape. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 16 (1):25-42.
Christine E. Gudorf (2011). Feminist Approaches to Religion and Torture. Journal of Religious Ethics 39 (4):613-621.
Added to index2010-01-28
Total downloads28 ( #133,969 of 1,789,933 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #423,018 of 1,789,933 )
How can I increase my downloads?