Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers
Released! 05/06/2015
Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers
by Nancy Sherman
Hardcover

Movies like American Sniper and The Hurt Locker hint at the inner scars our soldiers incur during service in a war zone. The moral dimensions of their psychological injuries--guilt, shame, feeling responsible for doing wrong or being wronged-elude conventional treatment. Georgetown philosophy professor Nancy Sherman turns her focus to these moral injuries in Afterwar. She argues that psychology and medicine alone are inadequate to help with many of the most painful ... read more