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The nature of good and evil : understanding the many acts of moral and immoral behavior / Samuel P. Oliner.

Oliner, Samuel P. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781557788962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1557788960 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 266 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Paragon House, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Follow the leader: why people go against their better judgment? -- How could they do that?: understanding the many sources and faces of evil -- Silently standing by: why we do or don't come to the aid of those who need us -- Paving the way to resistance: the gift of good during the Nazi occupation 1939-1945 -- Preconditions of resistance during the Armenian and Rwandan genocides -- Nature of goodness -- The world of heroes: why we need heroes -- Conclusion.
Subject: Ethics > Psychological aspects.
Good and evil > Case studies.
Altruism > Case studies.
Genocide > Case studies.
Social psychology.
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