Malpas, Jeff

Perspectives on Human Suffering

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Human Suffering
Jeff Malpas, Norelle Lickiss

2. Suffering, Compassion, and the Possibility of a Humane Politics
Jeff Malpas

Pathei Mathos: The Political-Cognitive Value of Suffering
Gaetano Chiurazzi

4. Economies of Suffering: Kierkegaard and Levinas
Andrew Benjamin, Samuel Cuff Snow

5. The Other Thing About Suffering
Lucy Tatman

6. ‘Giving the World a More Human Face’—Human Suffering in African Thought and Philosophy
Thaddeus Metz

7. Suffering as Substantive and Subjective: Slavoj Žižek, Hannah Arendt and the Body’s Pain
Michael Mack

8. Suffering and Forgiveness: An Heroic Journey
Andrew Brennan, Norva Y. S. Lo

9. The Suffering of Job: He is Every Person and No-One
Peta Jones Pellach

10. The Meaning and the Experience of Suffering: A Historian’s Perspective
Nicholas Tarling

11. Jewish Responses to Suffering
Paul Turner

12. Suffering and Ancient Therapy: Plato to Cicero
Dougal Blyth

13. Ancient Greek Responses to Suffering: Thinking with Philoctetes
Edith Hall

14. Historicizing Suffering
Wayne Hudson

15. The Politics of Suffering: Aboriginal Health in Contemporary Australia
Peter Sutton

16. Some Aspects of Human Suffering and the Criminal Law
Guy Green

17. Suffering: A Perspective From Law
Norchaya Talib

18. To Suffer With: The Poetry of Compassion
Jack Coulehan

19. On Facing Human Suffering
Norelle Lickiss

20. Suffering Seeks a Voice
Frank Brennan

21. Technological Efficiency, Human Dignity, and the Meaning of Suffering
Daryl Pullman

22. Suffering and the Sleeplessness of Clinicians
Matthew Hamilton, Grant Gillett

23. The Selfsame Well: Human Suffering in Grief and Bereavement
Elizabeth A. Lobb

24. Reflections on Compassion, Suffering and Occupational Stress
Mary L. S. Vachon

25. Mental Suffering and the Brain: Insights from Neurology and Literature
Ross Mellick

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Medicine, Medicine/Public Health, general, Quality of Life Research, Biomedicine general, Law, general, Psychology, general

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