Investigating existential, ethical, and political questions via real murder cases, this is a philosophical examination of our enduring fascination with these grisly figures.
Author: S. Waller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Serial Killers - Philosophy for Everyone investigates our profound intrigue with mass-murderers. Exploring existential, ethical and political questions through an examination of real and fictional serial killers, philosophy comes alive via an exploration of grisly death. Presents new philosophical theories about serial killing, and relates new research in cognitive science to the minds of serial killers Includes a philosophical look at real serial killers such as Ian Brady, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Zodiac killer, as well as fictional serial killers such as Dexter and Hannibal Lecter Offers a new phenomenological examination of the writings of the Zodiac Killer Contains an account of the disappearance of one of Ted Bundy's victims submitted by the organization Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims Integrates the insights of philosophers, academics, crime writers and police officers
A Philosophical Perspective Luke Russell. Philosophers who have tied evil
action to feelings of horror include: Stephen de Wijze (2002), 'Defining Evil:
Insights from the Problem ... Serial Killers—Philosophy for Everyone: Being and
Author: Luke Russell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
With the media bringing us constant tales of terrorism and violence, questions regarding the nature of evil are highly topical. Luke Russell explores the philosophical thinking and psychological evidence behind evil, alongside portrayals of fictional villains, considering why people are evil, and how it goes beyond the normal realms of what is bad.
PHILOSOPHY FOR EVERYONE Series editor: Fritz Allhoff Not so much a subject
matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. ... Jacquette Porn – Philosophy for
Everyone: How to Think With Kink Edited by Dave Monroe Serial Killers –
Author: Nathan Kowalsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Hunting - Philosophy for Everyone presents a collection of readings from academics and non-academics alike that move beyond the ethical justification of hunting to investigate less traditional topics and offer fresh perspectives on why we hunt. The only recent book to explicitly examine the philosophical issues surrounding hunting Shatters many of the stereotypes about hunting, forcing us to rethink the topic Features contributions from a wide range of academic and non-academic sources, including both hunters and non-hunters
Edited by Dale Jacquette Porn – Philosophy for Everyone: How to Think With
Kink Edited by Dave Monroe Serial Killers – Philosophy for Everyone : Being and
Killing Edited by S. Waller Dating – Philosophy for Everyone: Flirting With Big
Author: Patrick Goold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This volume reveals the wisdom we can learn from sailing, a sport that pits human skills against the elements, tests the mettle and is a rich source of valuable lessons in life. Unravels the philosophical mysteries behind one of the oldest organized human activities Features contributions from philosophers and academics as well as from sailors themselves Enriches appreciation of the sport by probing its meaning and value Brings to life the many applications of philosophy to sailing and the profound lessons it can teach us A thought-provoking read for sailors and philosophers alike
Dark tales of suspense and terror. Whether your taste in horror runs toward zombies, demons, serial killers, or ghosts, you will find stories to love throughout this collection.
Author: Tara Hall
The Tightening Spiral is Tara Fox Hall's exciting second collection of short fiction. Dark tales of suspense and terror. Whether your taste in horror runs toward zombies, demons, serial killers, or ghosts, you will find stories to love throughout this collection.
The serial killer and the detective , to a significant extent , necessarily share many
characteristics , including a common unorthodox philosophy in tandem with
solitary dedication and commitment . Both protagonists must be ruthless in
Author: Ian Brady
To understand human character, one must first explore the depraved reaches of human consciousness.
... the rapists and serial killers , Klein declares , “ virtually everyone has the ability
to choose how to control and express ... promote — a profoundly sexnegative
philosophy and ethical stance , a stance you as a queer Christian should reject .
Author: Robert Williams
Offers lesbians and gays good news about being Christian and homosexual, discussing the positive images of homosexuality in the scriptures, and more
Every now and then she would find onesomeone with whom she got along
especially well from the moment they met ... Still , she wasn ' t sure she had ever
got the old philosophy out of her system . ... the bigot ' s perception of other races
, and , most troubling of all , similar to the way in which serial killers view their
Author: Sharyn McCrumb
En route to a sci-fi convention and reunion of the Lanthanides, Dr. James Owen Mega--engineering professor and sci-fi author known as "Jay Omega"--and literature professor Dr. Marion Farley stumble into a web of dark secrets and murder.
Killing people was your way of attracting attention to a personal philosophical
doctrine with vast socio - political change at its center . ... Everyone understands
that the object of a terrorist is to strike terror , ” said Terry Francke , director of the
California First Amendment Coalition , “ and ... Would the capitulation of two of
the nation ' s greatest papers deliver the press up to any serial killer as a public
Author: Robert Graysmith
Publisher: Regnery Pub
The author provides a psychological portrait of Kaczynski and questions the FBI's efforts in uncovering the Unabomber.
AILEEN WUORNOS : THE SELLING OF A SERIAL KILLER ) , here Broomfield
interviews one ranting , self - involved misfit after another . ... After plugging his
book on Kurt Cobain , Harrison describes his daughter ' s history of violence ,
whoring , drugs , and her succeed - at - all - costs philosophy of life . He quotes a
poem she wrote as a teenager : “ Destroy everyone in my way ; destroy every
lousy lay .
Author: Edmond Grant
"Few other sources are comparable...Any library with the parent set will want to get this annual supplement."--Booklist. "The MPG Annual is such a help to the film fan, collector, or serious researcher."--Big Reel. The ultimate one-stop guide to the year in movies, The Motion Picture Guide Annual 1999 provides a richly detailed account of every domestic & foreign movie released theatrically in the United States in 1998, as well as many titles released "straight to video." Each entry includes title, star rating, country of origin, running time, production/releasing company, color or black & white, genre, MPAA rating, parental recommendation, cast, & credit listings. Extensively cross-referenced, this unparalleled volume enables readers to find films by star rating, genre, parental recommendation, or an individual's name. You'll also find Academy Award listings, obituaries of film industry figures who died during the year, & a Master List to help you locate films reviewed in earlier editions.