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Narrating evil : a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment, María Pía Lara

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Narrating evil : a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment
Title
Narrating evil
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a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment
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María Pía Lara
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eng
Summary
Conceptions of evil have changed dramatically over time, and though humans continue to commit acts of cruelty against one another, today we possess a clearer, more moral way of analyzing them. In Narrating Evil, María Pía Lara explores what has changed in our understanding of evil, why the transformation matters, and how we can learn from this specific historical development. Drawing on Immanuel Kant's and Hannah Arendt's ideas about reflective judgment, Lara argues that narrative plays a key role in helping societies acknowledge their pasts. Particular stories haunt our
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non fiction
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New directions in critical theory
Narrating evil : a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment, María Pía Lara
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Narrating evil : a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment, María Pía Lara
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/lara14030
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-218) and index
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Contents
Introduction -- The concepts and the tools -- Why do we need to create a moral image of the world? -- Storytelling : the disclosive dynamics of understanding and judging -- Reflective judgment and the moral imagination -- Hannah Arendt and negative exemplarity : the moral paradigm of history and its particularity -- Learning from catastrophes -- The judgments -- What remains? : language remains -- Hearts of darkness : political judgment -- Death and the maiden -- The place of the "angelus novus" : between catastrophes -- Epilogue
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