Guilt: The Bite of Conscience

By: Katchadourian, Herant

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This is the first study of guilt from a wide variety of perspectives: psychology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, evolutionary psychology, anthropology, six major religions, four key moral philosophers, and the law. Katchadourian explores the ways in which guilt functions within individual lives and intimate relationships, looking at behaviors that typically induce guilt in both historical and modern contexts. He examines how the capacity for moral judgments develops within individuals and through evolutionary processes. He then turns to the socio-cultural aspects of guilt and addresses society's attempts to come to terms with guilt as culpability through the legal process.
This personal work draws from, and integrates, material from extensive primary and secondary literature. Through the extensive use of literary and personal accounts, it provides an intimate picture of what it is like to experience this universal emotion. Written in clear and engaging prose, with a touch of humor, "Guilt" should appeal to a wide audience.

Title: Guilt: The Bite of Conscience

Author Name: Katchadourian, Herant

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Stanford General Books:

ISBN Number: 080477871X

ISBN Number 13: 9780804778718

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z080477871XZ2

Description: 080477871X Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!