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Moral Monsters and Evil Personhood

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature

Moral Monsters and Evil Personhood

Taught by Professor Daniel Breyer | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Most of us have done something “bad” or immoral in our lives, although we wouldn’t consider ourselves evil. But where exactly is that line? What does it take for us to label a person evil? By considering four models of evil—the Evildoer, Dispositional, Affect, and Moral Monster models—you’ll begin to develop your own views of when an individual is, and is not, evil.

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