Serial Killers Philosophy for Everyone

Investigating existential, ethical, and political questions via real murder cases, this is a philosophical examination of our enduring fascination with these grisly figures.

Serial Killers   Philosophy for Everyone

Author: S. Waller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444341409

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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

Being Evil

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 KillersPhilosophy for Everyone: Being and
Killing, pp.

Being Evil

Author: Luke Russell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198862075

Page: 160

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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.

Hunting Philosophy for Everyone

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
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Hunting   Philosophy for Everyone

Author: Nathan Kowalsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444341478

Page: 280

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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

Sailing Philosophy For Everyone

Edited by Dale Jacquette Porn – Philosophy for Everyone: How to Think With
Kink Edited by Dave Monroe Serial KillersPhilosophy for Everyone : Being and
Killing Edited by S. Waller Dating – Philosophy for Everyone: Flirting With Big
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Sailing   Philosophy For Everyone

Author: Patrick Goold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470671858

Page: 216

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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

The Tightening Spiral

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 Tightening Spiral

Author: Tara Hall

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ISBN: 9780615903927

Page: 202

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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.

Film and Philosophy

Capturing a psychotic serial killer is the quest in all of the Thomas Harris novels
that feature Hannibal Lecter , Red Dragon ( film version by Michael ... Lecter is a
power freak , who loves to have " fun " by manipulating everyone around him .

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Philosophy and a Science of Man

Each solitary driver knows that he is a potential victim or killer , thus is on the
lookout , tries to avoid an accident or ... this paradoxical structure : the identity of
everyone with everyone as action of serial interiority of everyone on the Other .

Philosophy and a Science of Man

Author: Harvey Gabriel Rabbin

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Newsletter

He wrote five or six himself every day ! He wrote releases on the slightest pretext .
Once , when a serial killer was executed in Florida , Beyers sent out a release
pointing out the man once went to summer school at Stanford . He would show
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Annual Editions

Television and violence have been almost synonymous since television became
a part of nearly every home . ... Mix in violent comic books and serial - killer
trading cards , and you have a culture that gives its children a steady diet of
violent role models but ... These two messages merge as the philosophy of
pornography , once thought to be limited to sleazy adult bookstores and out - of -
the - way art ...

Annual Editions

Author: Gorham

Publisher: Brown & Benchmark

ISBN: 9780697373212

Page: 256

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The Gates of Janus

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
purpose ...

The Gates of Janus

Author: Ian Brady

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To understand human character, one must first explore the depraved reaches of human consciousness.

New Scientist

Unfortunately, in enjoying the exhibits, visitors can disturb this delicate
environment with every breath or step they take. ... The notion of evil has
intrigued psychologists and philosophers for more than 2000 years. ... One serial
killer insisted that he had tried hard to make sure his victims did not die in too
much pain. But all ...

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Just as I Am

... 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 .

Just as I Am

Author: Robert Williams

Publisher: Crown

ISBN:

Page: 310

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Offers lesbians and gays good news about being Christian and homosexual, discussing the positive images of homosexuality in the scriptures, and more

Moving Out

Not only does Faludi document all her work , she analyzes and interviews
everyone from Operation Rescue ' s Randall Terry ... However , unlike the
disturbing trend of male thrillers about serial killers ( i . e . , American Psycho ) ,
Missing Members is not a torture manual . ... It goes beyond the many male
writers ' macho , simplistic , action - oriented , mightmakes - right - philosophy , in
which a right to the ...

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Mass Media

Television and violence have been almost synonymous since television became
a part of nearly every home . ... Mix in violent comic books and serial - killer
trading cards , and you have a culture that gives its children a steady diet of
violent role models but ... These two messages merge as the philosophy of
pornography , once thought to be limited to sleazy adult bookstores and out - of -
the - way art ...

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Zombies of the Gene Pool

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
victims ...

Zombies of the Gene Pool

Author: Sharyn McCrumb

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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.

Unabomber

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
forum ?

Unabomber

Author: Robert Graysmith

Publisher: Regnery Pub

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The author provides a psychological portrait of Kaczynski and questions the FBI's efforts in uncovering the Unabomber.

Time

Serial killers “ like to have at the ADT alarm company in the authority over others ,
" says McCrary . ... known as the “ blue pages ” -and his expec But you don't
suspect someone of mur wanted to remind everyone of his handitation that
everyone would ... He couldn't stand somebody else a more flexible philosophy .
traits makes him human and relatively nor writing his story , ' says psychologist
Samuel In ...

Time

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The Motion Picture Guide

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 .

The Motion Picture Guide

Author: Edmond Grant

Publisher: Cinebooks

ISBN: 9780933997431

Page: 600

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"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.

Details

22LLLLLL TAVI 82 | FAITH NO MORE Seems like everyone wants to turn to
religion in these terror - filled times . ... BY TONY HENDRA WISEGUY 106
HARVEY KEITEL , The hard - boiled thesp waxes philosophical about taking
risks , facing demons , and being a ... s long hot summer of twin tortures
continues : an update on Baton Rouge ' s dual Cajun plague of serial killer and
murderous mosquitoes .

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Cinefantastique

Givens ( Amanda Plummer ) builds a time machine and uses it to assassinate
convicted serial killers before the crimes are committed . ... and follow the events
as the universe changes with every action that Givens makes when she returns
from a visit from the past . ... It also raises the philosophical question : Is Theresa
Givens a murdering assassin deserving to die for her sins , or is she doing good
by ...

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