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Fruits of Sorrow : Framing Our Attention to Suffering

Fruits of Sorrow : Framing Our Attention to Suffering - 97 edition

Fruits of Sorrow : Framing Our Attention to Suffering - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780807014219

ISBN10: 0807014214

Fruits of Sorrow : Framing Our Attention to Suffering by Elizabeth V. Spelman - ISBN 9780807014219
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Beacon Press, Inc.
Published: 1997
International: No
Fruits of Sorrow : Framing Our Attention to Suffering by Elizabeth V. Spelman - ISBN 9780807014219

ISBN13: 9780807014219

ISBN10: 0807014214

Edition: 97

Summary

Philosopher Elizabeth Spelman explores the subtleties that happen when we try to make sense of suffering. She traces the complex ways in which we try to redeem pain, showing in startling light how compassion may mask condescension, and how identifying with another's pain often slips into illicit appropriation.

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