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Political Evil: Author Meets Critics

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Alan Wolfe, professor of political science and director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College, discusses his latest book, Political Evil: What It Is and How to Combat It, a provocative challenge to widely-held beliefs about genocide, intervention and the use of force to combat evil in the world. Other panelists include critic Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School and author of two books on justice, genocide and international justice, and James Traub, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine.

Format: Lecture
Length: 83 minutes

Presenter(s): Alan Wolfe, Martha Minow, James Traub

Date: September 21, 2011

Location: Higgins 300

Sponsor(s): Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/wolfe3/

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