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When Bad Things Happen to Other People
Although many of us deny it, it is not uncommon to feel pleasure over the suffering of others, particularly when we feel that suffering has been deserved. The German word for this concept-Schadenfreude-has become universal in its expression of this feeling. Drawing on the teachings of history's most prominent philosophers, John Portmann explores the concept of Schadenfreud ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published July 2nd 2000 by Routledge
(first published November 8th 1999)
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