Serial Killers: Being and Killing (Philosophy for Everyone)

Serial Killers: Being and Killing (Philosophy for Everyone)

S. Waller

Language: English

Pages: 205

ISBN: 2:00254236

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Serial Killers - Philosophy for Everyone investigates our profound intrigue with mass-murderers. Exploring existential, ethical and political questions through an examination of real and fictional serial killers, philosophy comes alive via an exploration of grisly death.

Presents new philosophical theories about serial killing, and relates new research in cognitive science to the minds of serial killers
Includes a philosophical look at real serial killers such as Ian Brady, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Zodiac killer, as well as fictional serial killers such as Dexter and Hannibal Lecter
Offers a new phenomenological examination of the writings of the Zodiac Killer
Contains an account of the disappearance of one of Ted Bundy's victims submitted by the organization Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims
Integrates the insights of philosophers, academics, crime writers and police officers














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