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  • Forgiveness triumphs over evil

    by Geoff Pursinger from The Tigard Times "Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener stood before a group of more than 2,000 students at Tigard High School, Jan. 11, delivering a message of tolerance and forgiveness at the school’s annual Human Rights Assembly. Wiener, 83, spoke about his early life growing...
     Posted by: nick stock
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  • The Virtue of Mercy in Politics

    By Alex Tuckness and John Parrish Science of Virtues Mercy is highly regarded in theory, but often controversial in practice. The recent furor over Haley Barbour’s should have come as a shock to no one. American Presidents do not characteristically issue pardons and commutations right before they run...
     Posted by: agomberg
  • What Does it Mean to Forgive? Part 2

    By Jesse Couenhoven, Science of Virtues scholar My response to the problem just mentioned—that there are many, sometimes fragmentary, conceptions of forgiveness now competing for prominence—is to steal a page from Alasdair MacIntyre’s After Virtue . My goal is to develop a rich conception of forgiveness...
     Posted by: agomberg
  • What Does It Mean to Forgive? Part 1

    By Jesse Couenhoven, Science of Virtues scholar It is hard to find anyone today who does not think of forgiving as virtuous, at least when done under the right circumstances. Yet this apparent consensus in favor of forgiveness can be misleading, because there is little accord about what it means to forgive...
     Posted by: agomberg
  • Forgiveness and Justice

    By: Kathryn Coe, Ph.D., Science of Virtues scholar, Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis Craig T. Palmer, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia Introduction In our study of forgiveness, one aspect that has seemed to...
     Posted by: agomberg
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