2012

Perspectives on Human Suffering

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2794-6 (Print) 978-94-007-2795-3 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

  2. Philosophical Considerations

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      Introduction: Human Suffering

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      Suffering, Compassion, and the Possibility of a Humane Politics

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      Pages 23-32

      Pathei Mathos: The Political-Cognitive Value of Suffering

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      Pages 33-42

      Economies of Suffering: Kierkegaard and Levinas

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      Pages 43-48

      The Other Thing About Suffering

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      Pages 49-61

      ‘Giving the World a More Human Face’—Human Suffering in African Thought and Philosophy

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      Pages 63-77

      Suffering as Substantive and Subjective: Slavoj Žižek, Hannah Arendt and the Body’s Pain

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      Suffering and Forgiveness: An Heroic Journey

  3. Humanities Approaches

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      Pages 97-97

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      The Suffering of Job: He is Every Person and No-One

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      Pages 113-119

      The Meaning and the Experience of Suffering: A Historian’s Perspective

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      Pages 121-130

      Jewish Responses to Suffering

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      Pages 131-154

      Suffering and Ancient Therapy: Plato to Cicero

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      Pages 155-169

      Ancient Greek Responses to Suffering: Thinking with Philoctetes

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      Pages 171-179

      Historicizing Suffering

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      Pages 181-203

      The Politics of Suffering: Aboriginal Health in Contemporary Australia

  4. Legal, Medical and Therapeutic Contexts

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      Pages 205-205

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      Pages 207-211

      Some Aspects of Human Suffering and the Criminal Law

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      Pages 213-225

      Suffering: A Perspective From Law

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      Pages 227-244

      To Suffer With: The Poetry of Compassion

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      Pages 245-260

      On Facing Human Suffering

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      Pages 261-272

      Suffering Seeks a Voice

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