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  1. Alan Norrie (forthcoming). Ethics and History: Can Critical Lawyers Talk of Good and Evil? [REVIEW] Criminal Law and Philosophy:1-14.score: 363.0
    This essay explores what we might mean by good and evil, and argues that these terms remain salient for a critical, socio-historical, understanding of criminal law. It draws upon a meta-ethics of freedom and solidarity to explain what good means in recent mercy killing cases in England and Wales, and what evil means in Arendt’s phrase, the ‘banality of evil’.
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  2. James Good (2000). The Historical Imagination in the Human Sciences Introduction: The Historical Imagination and the History of the Human Sciences. History of the Human Sciences 13 (4):97-101.score: 360.0
    The historical imagination, as Hayden White has reminded us, is not singular;\nit is manifest in many forms (White, 1973). Not surprisingly, this diversity\nis reflected within the pages of History of the Human Sciences and in the four papers that follow. Indeed, from its inception, the journal has sought to\npromote a variety of styles of writing, representing the many voices that have\nan interest in the human sciences and their history.\nIn the opening article, Roger Smith suggests that a distinctive feature (...)
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  3. Steven J. Jensen (2010). Good and Evil Actions: A Journey Through Saint Thomas Aquinas. Catholic University of America Press.score: 318.0
    *Tackles the Thomistic debate surrounding the inherent good and evil of human actions*.
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  4. Robert Good (1991). Marc Bloch: A Life in History. History of European Ideas 13 (4):471-472.score: 300.0
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  5. George Rogers Swann (1929/1978). Philosophical Parallelisms in Six English Novelists: The Conception of Good, Evil, and Human Nature. R. West.score: 288.0
     
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  6. Tomáš Sedláček (2011). Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning From Gilgamesh to Wall Street. Oxford University Press.score: 270.0
    Argues that economics is a cultural phenomenon, rather than a strictly mathematical entity, that is found in mythology, religion, philosophy, psychology, ...
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  7. Cohen Stuart & H. G. (1984). The Struggle in Man Between Good and Evil: An Inquiry Into the Origin of the Rabbinic Concept of Yeṣer Haraʼ. J.H. Kok.score: 270.0
     
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  8. Paul Kiem (2012). Have We Lost the Plot?: Narrative, Inquiry, Good and Evil in History Pedagogy. Agora 47 (4):28.score: 243.0
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  9. William Hart (2004). Evil: A Primer: A History of a Bad Idea From Beelzebub to Bin Laden. Thomas Dunne Books.score: 216.0
    "Today our nation saw evil." - President George W. Bush, September 11th 2001 Evil! Like a zombie back from the grave, it has arisen--a word many of us had long ago relegated to Sunday sermons, video games and horror flicks. But of course, evil is not old fashioned, nor has it ever gone away, and may be as robust as ever. So what is evil? Does it exist? Veteran journalist Bill Hart tries to drag evil (...)
     
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  10. Richard J. Bernstein (2002). Radical Evil: A Philosophical Interrogation. Polity Press.score: 210.0
    " Bernstein's primary concern throughout this challenging book is to enrich and deepen our understanding of evil in the contemporary world, and to emphasize the ...
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  11. G. R. Evans (1982). Augustine on Evil. Cambridge University Press.score: 210.0
    Augustine, perhaps the most important and most widely read Father of the Church, first became preoccupied with the problem of evil in his boyhood, and this preoccupation continued throughout his life. Augustine's ideas about evil were to mark out the boundaries of the problem for those who came after him; his influence was greater and more widespread than any other early Christian thinker and is still of importance both with those who agree with him and with those who (...)
     
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  12. Alain Besançon (1994). The Falsification of the Good: Soloviev and Orwell. Claridge Press.score: 201.0
     
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  13. John F. Dedek (1977/1989). Intrinsic Evil: The Invention of an Idea. St. Julian.score: 201.0
     
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  14. Hans Schwarz (1995/2001). Evil: A Historical and Theological Perspective. Academic Renewal Press.score: 201.0
     
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  15. Jason P. Roberts (2011). Emerging in the Image of God to Know Good and Evil. Zygon 46 (2):471-481.score: 189.0
    Abstract. Found in the Primeval History in Genesis, the biblical concepts of the “image of God” and the “knowledge of good and evil” remain integral to Christian anthropology, especially with regard to the theologoumena of “fall” and “original sin.” All of these symbols are remained important and appropriate descriptors of the human condition, provided that contemporary academic theological anthropology engages in constructive dialogue with the natural and social sciences. Using Paul Ricoeur's notion of “second naïveté experience,” I (...)
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  16. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1990/2003). Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future. Penguin Books.score: 189.0
    Beyond Good and Evil is one of the most scathing and powerful critiques of philosophy, religion, science, politics and ethics ever written. In it, Nietzsche presents a set of problems, criticisms and philosophical challenges that continue both to inspire and to trouble contemporary thought. In addition, he offers his most subtle, detailed and sophisticated account of the virtues, ideas, and practices which will characterize philosophy and philosophers of the future. With his relentlessly energetic style and tirelessly probing manner, (...)
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  17. Gerasimos Xenophon Santas (2001). Goodness and Justice: Plato, Aristotle, and the Moderns. Blackwell Publishers.score: 183.0
  18. Lars Fr H. Svendsen (2010). A Philosophy of Evil. Dalkey Archive Press.score: 180.0
    Introduction: What is evil and how can we understand it? -- The theology of evil -- Theodicies -- The privation theodicy -- The free will theodicy -- The Iraenean theodicy -- The totality theodicy -- History as secular theodicy -- Job's insight-the theodicy of the hereafter -- Anthropology of evil -- Are people good or evil? -- The typologies of evil -- Demonic evil -- Evil for evil's sake -- (...)'s aesthetic seduction -- Sadism -- Schadenfreude -- Subjective and objective evil -- Kant and instrumental evil -- The impossibility of a "devilish" will -- The paradox of evil -- Moral rebirth -- The evil is the other-idealistic evil -- "Us" vs. "them" -- Violent individuals -- Arendt and stupid evil -- The evil and the stupid -- Radical and banal evil -- Eichmann, Hoss, and Stangl -- Normal people and extreme evil -- Thinking as opposition -- Evil people -- The problem of evil -- Theory and praxis -- Ethics of conviction and ethics of responsibility -- Politics and violence -- Evil as a concrete problem. (shrink)
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  19. Federica Basaglia (2009). Libertà E Male Morale Nella "Critica Della Ragion Pratica" di Immanuel Kant. Aracne.score: 174.0
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  20. Mirosław Mróz (2010). Tajemnica Ludzkiej Nieprawości: Aktualność Nauki Św. Tomasza Z Akwinu o Złu Moralnym I Wadach Głównych. Wydawn. Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika.score: 174.0
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  21. Mirosław Mróz (2010). Tajemnica Ludzkiej Nieprawości: Aktualność Nauki Św. Wydawn. Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika.score: 174.0
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  22. Risto Tubić (2005). Uloga Zla U Istoriji. Narodna Knjiga-Alfa.score: 174.0
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  23. Werner Schüssler (2011). Gott Und Die Frage Nach Dem Bösen: Philosophische Spurensuche: Augustin, Scheler, Jaspers, Jonas, Tillich, Frankl. Lit.score: 162.0
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  24. Paolo Bernardini, Diego Lucci & Gadi Luzzatto Voghera (eds.) (2006). La Memoria Del Male: Percorsi Tra Gli Stermini Del Novecento E Il Loro Ricordo. Cleup.score: 162.0
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  25. Maciej Bugajewski (2009). Brzemię Przeszłości: Zło Jako Przedmiot Interpretacji Historycznej. Wydawn. Nauk. Uniwersytetu Im. Adama Mickiewicza.score: 162.0
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  26. Sari Katajala-Peltomaa & Raisa Maria Toivo (eds.) (2004). Paholainen, Noituus Ja Magia: Kristinuskon Kääntöpuoli: Pahuuden Kuvasto Vanhassa Maailmassa. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura.score: 162.0
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  27. E. Gordon Rupp (1952). Principalities and Powers. New York, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press.score: 162.0
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  28. Claudio Saporetti (2012). Perché Il Male?: Il Problema Nella Mesopotamia Antica. Aracne.score: 162.0
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  29. Tomáš Sedláček (2009). Ekonomie Dobra a Zla: Po Stopách Lidského Tázání Od Gilgameše Po Finanční Krizi. 65. Pole.score: 162.0
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  30. T. A. Cavanaugh (2006). Double-Effect Reasoning: Doing Good and Avoiding Evil. Oxford University Press.score: 144.0
    T. A. Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect. DER plays a role in anti-consequentialist ethics (such as deontology), in hard cases in which one cannot realize a good without also causing a foreseen, but not intended, bad effect (for example, killing non-combatants when bombing a military target). This study is the first book-length account of the history and issues surrounding this controversial approach to hard cases. It will be indispensable in theoretical (...)
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  31. Raimond Gaita (1991). Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception. St. Martin's Press.score: 144.0
    Raimond Gaita's Good and Evil is one of the most important, original and provocative books on the nature of morality to have been published in recent years. It is essential reading for anyone interested in what it means to talk about good and evil. Gaita argues that questions about morality are inseparable from the preciousness of each human being, an issue we can only address if we place the idea of remorse at the centre of moral (...)
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  32. Samuel P. Oliner (2011). The Nature of Good and Evil: Understanding the Many Acts of Moral and Immoral Behavior. Paragon House.score: 144.0
    Follow the leader: why people go against their better judgment? -- How could they do that?: understanding the many sources and faces of evil -- Silently standing by: why we do or don't come to the aid of those who need us -- Paving the way to resistance: the gift of good during the Nazi occupation 1939-1945 -- Preconditions of resistance during the Armenian and Rwandan genocides -- Nature of goodness -- The world of heroes: why we need (...)
     
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  33. Russ Shafer-Landau (2004). Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? Oxford University Press.score: 144.0
    Since September 11, 2001, many people in the United States have been more inclined to use the language of good and evil, and to be more comfortable with the idea that certain moral standards are objective (true independently of what anyone happens to think of them). Some people, especially those who are not religious, are not sure how to substantiate this view. Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? provides a basis for exploring these doubts and ultimately (...)
     
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  34. Oliver Leaman (1995). Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 135.0
    The problems of evil and suffering have been extensively discussed in Jewish philosophy, and much of the discussion has centred on the Book of Job. In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the views of (...)
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  35. Renée Jeffery (2008). Evil and International Relations: Human Suffering in an Age of Terror. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 135.0
    Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the concept of 'evil' has enjoyed renewed popularity in both international political rhetoric and scholarly writing. World leaders, politicians, and intellectuals have increasingly turned to 'evil' to describe the very worst humanitarian atrocities that continue to mark international affairs. However, precisely what 'evil' actually entails is not well understood. Little consensus exists as to what 'evil' is, how it is manifested in the international sphere, and what we ought (...)
     
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  36. Paul Brazier (2010). The Lord of the Rings: Scholarship in Honor of Richard E. Blackwelder. Edited by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, Shadows and Chivalry: Pain, Suffering, Evil and Goodness in the Works of George MacDonald and C.S. Lewis (Studies in Christian History & Thought). By Jeff McInnis and Inklings of Heaven: C. S. Lewis and Eschatology. By Sean Connolly. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 51 (1):161-164.score: 129.0
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  37. J. B. Schneewind (2010). Essays on the History of Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 126.0
    Theory. Moral knowledge and moral principles -- Victorian Matters. First principles and common-sense morality in Sidgwick's ethics ; Moral problems and moral philosophy in the Victorian Period -- On the historiography of moral philosophy. Moral crisis and the history of ethics ; Modern moral philosophy : from beginning to end? : No discipline, no history : the case of moral philosophy ; Teaching the history of moral philosophy -- Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century moral philosophy. The divine corporation and (...)
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  38. Erich Fromm (2010). The Pathology of Normalcy: Its Genius for Good and Evil. American Mental Health Foundation Books.score: 120.0
    Modern man's pathology of normalcy -- The concept of mental health -- Humanistic science of man -- Is man lazy by nature?.
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  39. Erich Fromm (1964/2010). The Heart of Man, its Genius for Good and Evil. New York, Harper & Row.score: 120.0
    Man : wolf or sheep? -- Different forms of violence -- Love of death and love of life -- Individual and social narcissism -- Incestuous ties -- Freedom, determinism, alternativism.
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  40. Bruce R. Reichenbach (1982). Evil and a Good God. Fordham University Press.score: 120.0
    ". . . a comprehensive review and criticism of the major deductive and inductive arguments against theism [and] a morally sufficient reason for the presence of ...
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  41. Josiah Royce (1964). Studies of Good and Evil. Hamden, Conn.,Archon Books.score: 120.0
    The title of this book is in its nature wide. It commits the essays contained in this volume merely to one common character.
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  42. Philip Blair Rice (1975). On the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Greenwood Press.score: 120.0
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  43. Martin Buber (1953). Good and Evil, Two Interpretations: I. Right and Wrong. New York, Scribner.score: 120.0
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  44. Martin Buber (1952). Images of Good and Evil. London, Routledge & Paul.score: 120.0
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  45. A. A. M. Kinneging (2009). A Geography of Good and Evil: Philosophical Investigations. Isi Books.score: 120.0
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  46. Hans Küng (2009). How to Do Good & Avoid Evil: A Global Ethic From the Sources of Judaism. Skylight Paths Pub..score: 120.0
    Explore how the principles of a global ethic can be found in Judaism and how they can provide the ethical norms for all religions to work together toward a more ...
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  47. Abigail L. Rosenthal (1987). A Good Look at Evil. Temple University Press.score: 120.0
     
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  48. Shalom Rosenberg (1989). Good and Evil in Jewish Thought. Mod Books.score: 120.0
     
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  49. Herbert Louis Samuel Samuel (1933). The Tree of Good and Evil. London, P. Davies.score: 120.0
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  50. Richard Taylor (2000). Good and Evil. Prometheus Books.score: 120.0
     
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