The Lucifer-Effect – The Importance of Arendt’s ’Banality of Evil’ for Social Psychology

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  • W. H.

Abstract

In 1971 the social-psychologist Philip Zimbardo showed with his ”Stanford Prison Experiment“ that certain social and political conditions are favourable for the emergence of the ”banality of evil“ (see the film The Experiment, 2001, by Oliver Hirschbiegel).

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Zitationsvorschlag

H., W. (2012). The Lucifer-Effect – The Importance of Arendt’s ’Banality of Evil’ for Social Psychology. HannahArendt.Net, 6(1/2). Abgerufen von https://www.hannaharendt.net/index.php/han/article/view/62