Concepts of Evil

  • Christine M. SarteschiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)


This chapter will summarize some of the literature regarding concepts of evil. It will include a discussion of the works of M. Scott Peck, Erich Fromm, Philip Zimbardo and their contributions to the understanding of evil. Also discussed will be the concept of malignant narcissism and what is clinically known about this disorder and its impact upon individuals and society at large. A critical thinking exercise is also provided.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chatham UniversityPittsburghUSA

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