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Fruits of Sorrow: Framing our attention to suffering Elizabeth V. Spelman

Fruits of Sorrow: Framing our attention to suffering

Elizabeth V. Spelman

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ISBN : 9780807014202
Hardcover
206 pages
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Philosopher Elizabeth Spelman explores the subtleties that happen when we try to make sense of suffering. She traces the complex ways in which we try to redeem pain, showing in startling light how compassion may mask condescension, and howMorePhilosopher Elizabeth Spelman explores the subtleties that happen when we try to make sense of suffering. She traces the complex ways in which we try to redeem pain, showing in startling light how compassion may mask condescension, and how identifying with anothers pain often slips into illicit appropriation.