A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth and Justice
The Holocaust and attempts to deny it, racism, murder, the case of Mary Bell. How can we include these and countless other examples of evil within our vision of a common humanity? These painful human incongruities are precisely what Raimond Gaita boldly harmonizes in his powerful new book, A Common Humanity.
Hatred with forgiveness, evil with love, suffering with compassion, and the mundane with the precious. Gaita asserts that our conception of humanity cannot be based upon the empty language of individual rights when it is our shared feelings of grief, hope, love, guilt, shame and remorse that offer a more potent foundation for common understanding. Drawing on the work of Hannah Arendt, Simon Weil, Primo Levi, George Orwell, Iris Murdoch and Sigmund Freud, Gaita creates a beautifully written and provocative new picture of our common humanity.
What people are saying - Write a review
A common humanity: thinking about love and truth and justiceUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Winner of the Victoria Prize for Literature for Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception, Gaita (philosophy, Kings Coll., UK) argues that much contemporary moral philosophy is misguided. Both utilitarian ... Read full review
Take Your Time
Goodness beyond Virtue
Evil beyond Vice
The Denial of a Common Humanity
Mabo Social Justice
Guilt Shame Community
Genocide The Stolen Generations
Genocide The Holocaust
Other editions - View all
A Common Humanity: Thinking about love and truth and justice ...
A Common Humanity: Thinking about love and truth and justice. Common Humanity is a beautifully written book about how the humanity of our fellow human ...
education.guardian.co.uk/ higher/ socialsciences/ story/ 0,9846,494934,00.html
A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth and Jus- tice
Book Reviews 411. time ‘phrase’ (sentence). One could have expected ‘énoncé’ for Aussage, which. is close to the English ‘statement’. ...
mind.oxfordjournals.org/ cgi/ reprint/ 111/ 442/ 411.pdf
A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth and Justice Test Publishing $24.95pb, 293pp, 1 875847 790. RAIMOND GAITA IS A professional philosopher who ...
home.vicnet.net.au/ ~abr/ Nov99/ jc.html
ingentaconnect A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth ...
A Common Humanity: Thinking about Love and Truth and Justice Raimond Gaita London Routledge 2000 xxxi, 293 Hardback £17.99 By Raimond Gaita. Routledge. ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/ content/ routledg/ ajphil/ 2001/ 00000079/ 00000004/ art00572;jsessionid=179xp34q63opa.alexandra?fo...
Blackwell Synergy - Philosophical Invest, Vol 24, Issue 4: Table ...
Skip to main content. Blackwell Synergy. Email: ? Password:. Register · Forgotten Password · Athens/Institution Login ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ toc/ phin/ 24/ 4
Is love what we need? Raimond Gaita's a common humanity.(Book
Readers of Quadrant will be familiar with much of this book (1) in the form of many articles published during that magazine's brief period of what u
www.encyclopedia.com/ doc/ 1G1-128599739.html
Books and Writing - 21/04/2000: Paul Carter, Raimond Gaita
This week on the program writing in public places with the conceptual artist sound sculptor writer and academic Paul Carter who discusses two recent ...
www.abc.net.au/ rn/ arts/ bwriting/ stories/ s120271.htm
“Australia – New Country, Old History” On Justice and Human Nature ...
“Australia – New Country, Old History”. 2005 Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad. On Justice and Human Nature in Aboriginal. Australia. Dr. Scott M. Campbell ...
www.fulbright.com.au/ events/ documents/ ScottCampbell.pdf
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Litigating the Indefinite ...
You are here: austlii >> Australia >> Journals >> HRD >> 2003 >>  HRD 12. [Global Search] [HRD Search] [Help]. BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: ...
www.austlii.org/ au/ journals/ HRD/ 2003/ 12.html
A Common Humanity - Boek - BESLIST.nl
Bekijk en vergelijk informatie, beoordelingen, vragen & antwoorden en de beste winkels voor 'A Common Humanity' op BESLIST.nl ▪ Boeken Engels ...
boeken_engels.beslist.nl/ boeken_engels/ d0000095564/ A_Common_Humanity.html