The inclusion of the concept of evil
incorporates religion, underpinning the notion that this is a clash of cultures and that ultimately this is a war between civilizations--Judeo-Christian vs.
Carly Heath, on the other hand, maintains that no humanist concept of evil
is truly possible, given its ultimate religious nature.
As a normative category, the concept of evil
is strongly rooted in theological understandings of the supernatural and moral order of the world.
An Investigation Related to the Process of Christianization and the Concept of Evil
, Instrumenta Patristica 29 (Turnhout: Brepols, 1996).
Here, the concept of evil
, of pain and suffering and those things that appear to contradict that which affirms goodness and life, is not an alien thought, nor is it something that overwhelms the funeralgoers and forces them into a state of nihilistic apathy.
Not because I believe we should return to the old, superstitious, black-and-white ways of conceiving of the devil -- I believe one's concept of evil
is integral to one's concept of good; one's understanding of the dark is essential to understanding the light.
So her claim is not only that the concept of evil
is definable but that it fits well with liberal and emancipatory approaches to politics.
Cole claims that the concept of evil
forms part of a dualistic worldview that divides normal people from inhuman, demonic, and monstrous wrongdoers.
The past chairs, scholars in the fields of philosophy, religious studies, business and management, law, and learning, discuss teaching ethics, corporate social responsibility, impartiality, contracts, the concept of evil
in the workplace, privacy, ethics in women's everyday lives, lying and the law, spirituality, corporate leadership, liberalism, and biotechnology.