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Perspectives on Human Suffering

Editors: Malpas, Jeff, Lickiss, Norelle (Eds.)

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  • Contrributes an interdisciplinary breadth of the essays
  • Is the only edited collection that takes human suffering as its focus
  • Follows on, both in terms of concepts and format, an already successful work
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This volume brings together a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on a topic of central importance, but which has otherwise tended to be approached from within just one or another disciplinary framework. Most of the essays contained here incorporate some degree of interdisciplinarity in their own approach, but the volume nevertheless divides into three main sections: Philosophical considerations; Humanities approaches; Legal, medical, and therapeutic contexts.

The volume includes essays by philosophers, medical practitioners and researchers, historians, lawyers, literary, Classical, and Judaic scholars. The essays are united by a common concern with the question of the human character of suffering, and the demands that suffering, and the recognition of suffering, make upon us.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives on Human Suffering
Editors
  • Jeff Malpas
  • Norelle Lickiss
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-2795-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-2795-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-2794-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9341-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 368
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