Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

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Torture and rape are only rarely considered by moral philosophers--because they are so indisputably morally atrocious acts and because their specific mode of suffering cannot be accounted for by reigning moral theories. By making them pivotal to the understanding of morality in general, however, Jay Bernstein's intention is to throw into question the dominant schools of modern moral philosophy and to attempt to restructure moral experience and understanding on the basis of the formations of suffering they make salient. ...

Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226266329

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