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The ethics of memory

The ethics of memory

Author: Avîšay Margālît
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ. Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. printView all editions and formats

Margalit's work offers a philosophy for our time, when, in the wake of overwhelming atrocities, memory can seem more crippling than liberating, a force more for revenge than for reconciliation. The  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avîšay Margālît
ISBN: 0674013786 9780674013780
OCLC Number: 633500021
Awards: Nominated for Rachel Carson Prize & Ludwik Fleck Prize 2003
Nominated for Ralph Waldo Emerson Award 2003
Nominated for David Easton Award 2004
Description: XI, 240 Seiten
Contents: Preface 1. Intensive Care 2. Past Continuous 3. The Kernel 4. Emotions Recollected 5. A Moral Witness 6. Forgiving and Forgetting Notes Index
Responsibility: Avishai Margalit.


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