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Act and idea in the Nazi genocide

Author: Berel Lang
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, ©2003.
Series: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Syracuse Univ. Press edView all editions and formats
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This work is an analysis of the ideology, causal patterns, and means employed in the Nazi genocide against the Jews. It argues that the events of the genocide compel reconsideration of such moral concepts as individual and group responsibility, the role of knowledge in ethical decisions, and the conditions governing the relation between guilt and forgiveness. It shows how the moral implications of genocide extend to  Read more...
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Lang, Berel.
Act and idea in the Nazi genocide.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)609336243
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Berel Lang
ISBN: 0815629931 9780815629931
OCLC Number: 50718412
Description: xxviii, 258 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. The presence of genocide: Intending genocide --
The knowledge of good and evil --
The decision not to decide --
II. Representations of genocide: Language and genocide --
Jabès and the measure of history --
The representation of evil: ethical content as literary form --
III. Histories and genocide: Genocide and Kant's enlightenment --
Zionism in the aftermath --
Speaking, writing, teaching: institutions of memory.
Series Title: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Berel Lang.

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