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The contract of mutual indifference : political philosophy after the Holocaust

Author: Norman Geras
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The author focuses on the figure of the bystander, from the destruction of Jews in Europe, as well as to more recent atrocities, to consider the moral consequences of looking on without active  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Geras
ISBN: 1859842291 9781859842294
OCLC Number: 41018043
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: x, 181 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The contract of mutual indifference : Consider that this has been ; A different kind of contract ; The duty to bring aid ; An open structure of value --
Socialist hope in the shadow of catastrophe --
Progress without foundations --
Marxists before the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Norman Geras.

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