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35

The "Unnaming" of Evil

Lecture no. 35 from the course: Why Evil Exists

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Taught by Professor Charles Mathewes | 32 min | Categories: Philosophy & Religion

This lecture proposes serious reflections on humanity's current capacities to respond to evil. Grapple with highly relevant issues, including the question of whether our past resources of understanding are equal to current challenges, a possible template for anticipating genocide, and our tendency to "serially" forget the lessons of the past....

36 Lectures

1
The Nature and Origins of Evil The Nature and Origins of Evil 0 of 34 min
2
Enuma Elish-Evil as Cosmic Battle Enuma Elish-Evil as Cosmic Battle 0 of 30 min
3
Greece-Tragedy and The Peloponnesian War Greece-Tragedy and The Peloponnesian War 0 of 32 min
4
Greek Philosophy-Human Evil and Malice Greek Philosophy-Human Evil and Malice 0 of 32 min
5
The Hebrew Bible-Human Rivalry with God The Hebrew Bible-Human Rivalry with God 0 of 31 min
6
The Hebrew Bible-Wisdom and the Fear of God The Hebrew Bible-Wisdom and the Fear of God 0 of 33 min
7
Christian Scripture-Apocalypse and Original Sin Christian Scripture-Apocalypse and Original Sin 0 of 33 min
8
The Inevitability of Evil-Irenaeus The Inevitability of Evil-Irenaeus 0 of 30 min
9
Creation, Evil, and the Fall-Augustine Creation, Evil, and the Fall-Augustine 0 of 34 min
10
Rabbinic Judaism-The Evil Impulse Rabbinic Judaism-The Evil Impulse 0 of 27 min
11
Islam-Iblis the Failed, Once-Glorious Being Islam-Iblis the Failed, Once-Glorious Being 0 of 30 min
12
On Self-Deception in Evil-Scholasticism On Self-Deception in Evil-Scholasticism 0 of 34 min
13
Dante-Hell and the Abandonment of Hope Dante-Hell and the Abandonment of Hope 0 of 35 min
14
The Reformation-The Power of Evil Within The Reformation-The Power of Evil Within 0 of 32 min
15
Dark Politics-Machiavelli on How to Be Bad Dark Politics-Machiavelli on How to Be Bad 0 of 29 min
16
Hobbes-Evil as a Social Construct Hobbes-Evil as a Social Construct 0 of 32 min
17
Montaigne and Pascal-Evil and the Self Montaigne and Pascal-Evil and the Self 0 of 32 min
18
Milton-Epic Evil Milton-Epic Evil 0 of 31 min
19
The Enlightenment and Its Discontents The Enlightenment and Its Discontents 0 of 33 min
20
Kant-Evil at the Root of Human Agency Kant-Evil at the Root of Human Agency 0 of 32 min
21
Hegel-The Slaughter Block of History Hegel-The Slaughter Block of History 0 of 34 min
22
Marx-Materialism and Evil Marx-Materialism and Evil 0 of 32 min
23
The American North and South-Holy War The American North and South-Holy War 0 of 33 min
24
Nietzsche-Considering the Language of Evil Nietzsche-Considering the Language of Evil 0 of 35 min
25
Dostoevsky-The Demonic in Modernity Dostoevsky-The Demonic in Modernity 0 of 32 min
26
Conrad-Incomprehensible Terror Conrad-Incomprehensible Terror 0 of 31 min
27
Freud-The Death Drive and the Inexplicable Freud-The Death Drive and the Inexplicable 0 of 33 min
28
Camus-The Challenge to Take Evil Seriously Camus-The Challenge to Take Evil Seriously 0 of 31 min
29
Post-WWII Protestant Theology on Evil Post-WWII Protestant Theology on Evil 0 of 34 min
30
Post-WWII Roman Catholic Theology on Evil Post-WWII Roman Catholic Theology on Evil 0 of 32 min
31
Post-WWII Jewish Thought on Evil Post-WWII Jewish Thought on Evil 0 of 30 min
32
Arendt-The Banality of Evil Arendt-The Banality of Evil 0 of 34 min
33
Life in Truth-20th-Century Poets on Evil Life in Truth-20th-Century Poets on Evil 0 of 31 min
34
Science and the Empirical Study of Evil Science and the Empirical Study of Evil 0 of 28 min
35
The "Unnaming" of Evil The "Unnaming" of Evil 0 of 32 min
36
Where Can Hope Be Found? Where Can Hope Be Found? 0 of 31 min