Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Torture and Definitions

John DaFiesole asks some pertinent questions for those who are still on the sidelines about torture:


Some questions for those whose need for a definition of torture has not yet been met

  1. What are you going to do with your definition once you get it?

    I ask this because lexicographers, moral theologians, legislatures, courts, governments, and international bodies all have definitions that meet their needs.

    Read the whole thing.

(Via Disputations.)

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