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dc.contributor.advisor Topa, Alessandro Abdelmasseh, Wassim 2018-01-11T06:53:13Z Fall 2017 en_US 2018-01-11
dc.description.abstract This paper takes a close look at forgiveness. As the title suggests, this paper is divided in two sections. The first section provides a description and an understanding of the phenomenon of forgiveness. This is done first by considering how various philosophical accounts have done so. This is then followed by a phenomenological description of what forgiveness is and what forgiveness does. For this purpose the paper also considers other concepts that are related to forgiveness, namely those of guilt and resentment. In the second section of the paper the norms of forgiveness are investigated. Two elementary normative conditions of forgiveness are discussed: the conditions of moral permissibility and the conditions of performative actualization of forgiveness. en_US
dc.format.extent 48 p. en_US
dc.format.medium theses en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Author retains all rights with regard to copyright. en
dc.subject Forgiveness en_US
dc.subject Guilt en_US
dc.subject Resentment en_US
dc.subject Ethics en_US
dc.subject Moral Framework en_US
dc.subject Relationships en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Thesis (M.A.)--American University in Cairo en_US
dc.title On forgiveness: Phenomenon and Norms en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.subject.discipline Philosophy en_US
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dc.contributor.department American University in Cairo. Dept. of Philosophy en_US
dc.embargo.lift 2020-01-11T06:53:13Z
dc.description.irb American University in Cairo Institutional Review Board approval has been obtained for this item. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Switzer, Robert
dc.contributor.committeeMember Wolf-Gazo, Ernest

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