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The moral demands of memory

Author: Jeffrey Blustein
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and humanistic literatures, Jeffrey Blustein provides a systematic and philosophically rigorous account of a morality of memory.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Blustein
ISBN: 9780521883306 9780521709729 0521709725 052188330X
OCLC Number: 124074749
Description: xii, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Memory as a subject of evaluative inquiry --
Taking responsibility for one's own past --
Doing justice to the past --
Ethics, truth, and collective memory --
The responsibility of remembrance --
Memory and bearing witness.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Blustein.
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Jeffrey Blustein provides a rigorous account of a morality of memory. He offers a novel examination of memory and our relations to people and events from our past, the ways in which memory is  Read more...


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'This is a rigorous and weighty work of the moral philosophy of memory. It encourages reflection on why we remember what we do and the wider purposes that our memories serve. ... therapists reading Read more...

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