The Resource Perspectives on Human Suffering, edited by Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss, (electronic resource)

Perspectives on Human Suffering, edited by Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss, (electronic resource)

Label
Perspectives on Human Suffering
Title
Perspectives on Human Suffering
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This volume brings together a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on a topic of central importance, but which has otherwise tended to be approached from within just one or another disciplinary framework. Most of the essays contained here incorporate some degree of interdisciplinarity in their own approach, but the volume nevertheless divides into three main sections: Philosophical considerations; Humanities approaches; Legal, medical, and therapeutic contexts. The volume includes essays by philosophers, medical practitioners and researchers, historians, lawyers, literary, Classical, and Judaic scholars. The essays are united by a common concern with the question of the human character of suffering, and the demands that suffering, and the recognition of suffering, make upon us
Dewey number
  • 128.4
  • 128/.4
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Language note
English
LC call number
R723-723.7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Malpas, Jeff.
  • Lickiss, Norelle.
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  • Medicine-Philosophy
  • Medicine
  • Quality of Life
  • Law
  • Philosophy (General)
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Medicine/Public Health, general
  • Quality of Life Research
  • Biomedicine general
  • Law, general
  • Psychology, general
Label
Perspectives on Human Suffering, edited by Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
1. Introduction: Human Suffering – Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss -- I. Philosophical Considerations -- 2. Suffering and Forgiveness: An Heroic Journey – Andrew Brennan and Norva Lo -- 3. Levinas on Suffering – Andrew Benjamin -- 4. The Other Thing About Suffering – Lucy Tatman -- 5. Suffering, Compassion, and the Possibility of a Humane Politics – Jeff Malpas -- 6. ‘Pathei Mathos’: The Cognitive Value of Suffering – Gaetano Chiurazzi -- 7. ‘Giving the World a More Human Face’ – Human Suffering in African Thought and Philosophy – Thaddeus Metz -- 8. Suffering as Substantive and Subjective: Slavoj Žižek, Hannah Arendt, and the Body’s Pain – Michael Mack -- II. Humanities Approaches.- 9. The Suffering of Job: He is Every Person and No-one – Peta Pellach -- 10. The Meaning of Suffering: A Historian’s View – Nicholas Tarling -- 11. Jewish Responses to Suffering – Paul Turner -- 12. Suffering and Ancient Therapy from Plato to Cicero – Dougal Blyth -- 13. Thinking with Philoctetes – Edith Hall -- 14. Historicizing Suffering – Wayne Hudson -- 15. The Politics of Suffering – Peter Sutton -- III. Legal, Medical and Therapeutic Contexts -- 16. Some Aspects of Human Suffering and the Criminal Law – Sir Guy Green -- 17. Suffering and the Law: Its Meaning and Definition – Norchaya Talib -- 18. To Suffer with: The Poetry of Compassion – Jack Coulehan -- 19. Facing up to Suffering – Norelle Lickiss -- 20. Suffering Seeks a Voice – Frank Brennan -- 21. Dignity, Pain and Suffering – Daryl Pullman -- 22. Suffering and the Sleeplessness of Clinicians – Matthew Hamilton and Grant Gillett -- 23. The Selfsame Well: Human Suffering in Grief and Bereavement – Elizabeth A Lobb -- 24. Reflections on Compassion, Suffering and Occupational Stress – Mary Vachon -- 25. Insights from Neuroscience and Literature into Pain and Mental Suffering – Ross Mellick.-
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613709004
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-94-007-2795-3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000537459
  • (EBL)971899
  • (OCoLC)792942441
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  • (EXLCZ)992670000000537459
Label
Perspectives on Human Suffering, edited by Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
1. Introduction: Human Suffering – Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss -- I. Philosophical Considerations -- 2. Suffering and Forgiveness: An Heroic Journey – Andrew Brennan and Norva Lo -- 3. Levinas on Suffering – Andrew Benjamin -- 4. The Other Thing About Suffering – Lucy Tatman -- 5. Suffering, Compassion, and the Possibility of a Humane Politics – Jeff Malpas -- 6. ‘Pathei Mathos’: The Cognitive Value of Suffering – Gaetano Chiurazzi -- 7. ‘Giving the World a More Human Face’ – Human Suffering in African Thought and Philosophy – Thaddeus Metz -- 8. Suffering as Substantive and Subjective: Slavoj Žižek, Hannah Arendt, and the Body’s Pain – Michael Mack -- II. Humanities Approaches.- 9. The Suffering of Job: He is Every Person and No-one – Peta Pellach -- 10. The Meaning of Suffering: A Historian’s View – Nicholas Tarling -- 11. Jewish Responses to Suffering – Paul Turner -- 12. Suffering and Ancient Therapy from Plato to Cicero – Dougal Blyth -- 13. Thinking with Philoctetes – Edith Hall -- 14. Historicizing Suffering – Wayne Hudson -- 15. The Politics of Suffering – Peter Sutton -- III. Legal, Medical and Therapeutic Contexts -- 16. Some Aspects of Human Suffering and the Criminal Law – Sir Guy Green -- 17. Suffering and the Law: Its Meaning and Definition – Norchaya Talib -- 18. To Suffer with: The Poetry of Compassion – Jack Coulehan -- 19. Facing up to Suffering – Norelle Lickiss -- 20. Suffering Seeks a Voice – Frank Brennan -- 21. Dignity, Pain and Suffering – Daryl Pullman -- 22. Suffering and the Sleeplessness of Clinicians – Matthew Hamilton and Grant Gillett -- 23. The Selfsame Well: Human Suffering in Grief and Bereavement – Elizabeth A Lobb -- 24. Reflections on Compassion, Suffering and Occupational Stress – Mary Vachon -- 25. Insights from Neuroscience and Literature into Pain and Mental Suffering – Ross Mellick.-
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613709004
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-94-007-2795-3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000537459
  • (EBL)971899
  • (OCoLC)792942441
  • (SSID)ssj0000657932
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11377841
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000657932
  • (PQKBWorkID)10680835
  • (PQKB)10619912
  • (DE-He213)978-94-007-2795-3
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC971899
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000537459

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