Fielding and the Moralists

3 The Object of Morality, p.17 4 Cf. Erich Framm: Man For Himself, ch.IV section 1. Despite its limitations, Fromm’s discussion, and the book as a whole, are a useful application of psychological ideas to philosophical ethics, and far more valuable than most recent moral philosophY,in the analytical tradition. S I have in mind such […]

‘Radical evil’ revived

‘Radical evil’ revived Hitler, Kant, Luther, neo-Lacanianism Henry staten By a terrible coincidence, I revise this paper for publication in the shadow of the mass murder at Colombine High School in Littleton, Colorado. From all sides come the anguished questions: ʻWhy?ʼ ʻHow could such a thing happen?ʼ ʻWhat sort of people could do it?ʼ The […]