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The Harm of Rape, the Harm of Torture

J. M. Bernstein

in Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At a crucial moment, Améry states that torture is like “a rape, a sexual act without the consent of one of the two partners.” Comparing Améry’s analysis of his torture with Susan Brison’s ... More


Introduction

J. M. Bernstein

in Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In “Modern Moral Philosophy”, Elizabeth Anscombe argues that philosophers have been wasting their time doing moral philosophy because moral obligations based on moral principles make no sense in the ... More


Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

J. M. Bernstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human beings are intrinsically vulnerable, injurable, and dependent creatures. For this reason, the primary source for the meaning of morals is the experience of moral injury. Through investigating ... More


Concluding Remarks: Moral Alienation

J. M. Bernstein

in Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter opens with a reconstruction of the opening articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that makes it, as a response to the Nazi deformation of law, an exact analogue of the ... More


Moral Injury: A Clinical Portrait

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter creates a sketch of the ways moral injury appears in the world. It reviews contemporary research on moral injury, outlines working definitions of the term, identifies common symptoms, ... More


Introduction: Why We Need Moral Injury Now

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the idea of introducing the idea of moral injury to literary studies. Accordingly, moral injury is defined as akin to being “sin sick.” It is a novel concept that ... More


Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Joshua Pederson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book draws on the latest research about identifying and treating the pain of perpetration to advance and deploy a literary theory of moral injury that addresses fictional representations of the ... More


“Signature Wound”: Moral Injury in Iraq War Literature

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter looks at moral injury in the literatures of the recent U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. These literatures are explored in part because these wars have produced the bulk of recent moral ... More


“My Sin Is Ever before Me”: Moral Injury and Literary Style

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter takes a look at literary depictions of moral injury and its historical antecedents. It advances a few theses regarding the ways in which moral injury sometimes inflects literary style. ... More


Suffering Injustice: Misrecognition as Moral Injury in Critical Theory

J. M. Bernstein

in Language Without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231263
eISBN:
9780823235360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231263.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers the problem of misrecognition as a source of moral injury in Theodor W. Adorno and in the project of Critical Theory. The chapter begins by reprising ... More


Moral Injury and Moral Repair in Crime and Punishment

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter provides an extended reading of Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, which remains perhaps the most sustained, focused meditation on the psychological aftereffects of a criminal act ... More


War and Home—No Safe Place

M. Jan Holton

in Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter proposes that many combat soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned home to confront a psychological or spiritual displacement prompted by post-traumatic stress ... More


War and the Soul

Marc LiVecche

in The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197515808
eISBN:
9780197515839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515808.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 explores in greater detail both the medical and phenomenological foundations of moral injury and its consequences upon the morally injured. It examines the clinical history that led to the ... More


“The Vices of Our Whole Generation”: Collective Moral Injury in the Fall

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter turns to Albert Camus's The Fall, a novel that has already been claimed for trauma theory by Shoshana Felman. It argues, by contrast, that moral injury provides a more helpful paradigm ... More


Coda: “Witnessing” to Moral Injury?

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This concluding chapter turns to the question of ethics in wondering whether third parties have any formal responsibility to respond to the pain of the morally injured. In doing so, the chapter ... More


Military Conditioning and Moral Damage

Ned Dobos

in Ethics, Security, and The War-Machine: The True Cost of the Military

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198860518
eISBN:
9780191892554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860518.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Wherever there is a military establishment, men and women must be recruited into it and conditioned to be effective war-fighters. Whether or not they are ever deployed, there is a respect in which ... More


Introduction

Marc LiVecche

in The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197515808
eISBN:
9780197515839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515808.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s content. Opening with an illustration attending the issue of killing in war, it gestures toward the important link between killing and psychic ... More


Rituals of Cleansing and Repossession: An Africentric Approach to Treatment of Moral Injury

Augustine Nwoye

in African Psychology: The Emergence of a Tradition

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190932497
eISBN:
9780197630174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932497.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that pathological and irreversible damage from moral injury is rare in Africa because of the presence of coherent and transformative rituals of cleansing and repossession which ... More


Moral Disability, Moral Injury, and the Flight from Vulnerability

Virginia L. Warren

in Disability in Practice: Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198812876
eISBN:
9780191850660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812876.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the concept of moral disability, identifying two types. The first type involves disabling conditions that distort one’s process of moral reflection. Examples include the ... More


The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury

Marc LiVecche

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197515808
eISBN:
9780197515839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Good Kill examines killing in war in its moral and normative dimension. It argues against the commonplace belief, often tacitly held if not consciously asserted, among academics, the general ... More


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