The anatomy of evil

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Prometheus Books,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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Analyzing the biographies of some 600 violent criminals, Stone (clinical psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons) has constructed a 22-level "gradations of evil" scale running from justifiable homicide to psychopathic torture-murder with torture as the primary motivation. He examines the psychological and other factors that lead people along this scale and considers the contributions of psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience to the understanding of evil acts. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Evil in peacetime -- Crimes of impulse : murders of jealousy and rage -- Other crimes of impulse : emphasis on antisocial persons -- Murder on purpose : the psychopathic schemers -- Spree and mass murder : evil by the numbers -- The psychopath hard at work -- Serial killers and torturers -- The family at its worst -- Science looks at evil -- Final thoughts.
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