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Lang, Berel
Philosophical witnessing : the Holocaust as presence / Berel Lang
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  D804.3 .L3573 2009    AVAILABLE
Dorfman Endowment Bookplate
Subject(s) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Moral and ethical aspects
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence
Good and evil
Jewish philosophy
Physical Description xv, 234 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-229) and index
Contents Philosophical witnessing: "-- and only I have survived to tell you" -- Truth at risk and the Holocaust's response -- Evil and understanding: a Holocaust dilemma -- Jaspers' Die Schuldfrage: a presence early and late -- Holocaust-representation in the genre of silence -- Representation and misrepresentation: on or about the Holocaust -- Applied ethics, post-Holocaust -- The Jewish declaration of war against the Nazis -- From the Holocaust to group rights: minorities in a majority world -- Metaphysical racism (or: biological warfare by other means) -- Hyphenated-Jews and the anxiety of identity -- Reconciliation: not revenge, not forgiveness, perhaps not even justice -- Afterword: wound and scar
NOTE Funded by the Henry and Mala Dorfman Endowment Fund
Series Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Alternate Author Dorfman Endowment, 2010

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