Evil?(Philosophy)?in?either?(Augustine's?Confession?or?Arendt?s?Eichmann?in?Jerusalem?or?Kearney?s?Strangers, Gods,and?Monsters)

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Your?assignment?is?to?write?an?8?10?page?paper?on?one?of?the?following?topics.?The?paper?must?have?your?name
and?an?informative?title,?be?double?spaced,?and?cite?all?references?(in?any?citation?style?you?prefer).?Please
provide?quotes?from?any?text?that?is?used?to?back?up?the?paper.?At?least?3?sources?are?needed,?the?more?the?better.
1.?Pick?one?text?from?the?second?half?of?the?course?(Arendt?s?Eichmann?in?Jerusalem?or?Kearney?s?Strangers,
Gods,?and?Monsters)?and?compare?its?conception?of?evil?or?some?aspect?thereof?to?that?in?any?one?of?the?readings
from?earlier?in?the?course?(Genesis?1,?Genesis?2?3,?Antigone,?Bhagavad?Gita,?or?Augustine?s?Confessions).?As?in
the?midterm?paper,?a?comparison?means?both?a?detailed?discussion?of?the?similarities?and?differences?between?the
texts?AND?your?own?argument?as?to?the?relative?merits?of?each?position?and?what?you?conclude?about?evil
overall.
2.?Pick?either?Augustine?s?Confessions,?Arendt?s?Eichmann?in?Jerusalem,?or?Kearney?s?Strangers,?Gods,?and
Monsters?and?critically?examine?its?concept?of?evil?or?some?aspect?thereof.?A?critical?examination?means?both?a
detailed?explanation?of?the?author?s?ideas?and?your?own?assessment?of?their?persuasiveness.?
3.?Use?EITHER?Augustine?s?Confessions,?Arendt?s?Eichmann?in?Jerusalem,?or?Kearney?s?Strangers,?Gods,?and
Monsters?(just?one?of?them)?to?explain?what?might?be?considered??evil??in?a?particular?example.?The?example
can?come?from?our?course?(such?as?the?9/11?terrorist?attacks,?corporate?greed,?sexism,?the?Rwandan?genocide,
the?Nazi?holocaust,?or?climate?change)?or?from?elsewhere.?In?the?process,?explain?the?ways?in?which?you?agree
and/or?disagree?with?interpretation?that?might?be?provided?by?the?reading.

 
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