Madness and Murder: An Introduction

Saturday 21 April 2018, 10.00AM to 1.00pm

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Why do some people kill other people? Are they mad, bad, or otherwise normal individuals caught-up in a particular situation, which leads them to committing murder? Is it the fault of the individual (his/her biological or psychological make-up) or society (for example, inequality, abuse, or gun-ownership)? On this course we will introduce some of the ideas from the various disciplines which attempt to answer these questions. Specific cases from the past and present will be inspected using these ideas.

Peter Morrall PGCE BA MSc PhD

  • Term: Summer
  • Day: Saturday
  • Start Date: 21 April 2018
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • No. of weeks: 1
  • Course fee: £20.00

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