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Problems unique to the Holocaust

Author: Harry J Cargas; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: [Lexington? Ky.] : University Press of Kentucky, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Problems Unique to the Holocaust, today's leading Holocaust scholars examine the difficult questions surrounding this terrible chapter in world history. Is it ever legitimate to betray others to save yourself? If a group of Jews is hiding behind a wall and a baby begins to cry, should an adult smother the child to protect the safety of the others? Should the men and women who took their own lives in the face of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Problems unique to the Holocaust.
[Lexington? Ky.] : University Press of Kentucky, ©1999
(OCoLC)607090365
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Cargas; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0813121019 9780813121017 0813190487 9780813190488
OCLC Number: 39897320
Description: viii, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Can betrayal ever be legitimate? / Steven L. Jacobs --
The moral dilemma of motherhood in the Nazi death camps / David Patterson --
Holocaust victims of privilege / Susan L. Pentlin --
Suicides or murders? / Charlotte Guthmann Opfermann --
Holocaust suicides / Jack Nusan Porter --
Victims of evil or evil of victims / Didier Pollefeyt --
Medicine in the shadow of Nuremberg / Diane M. Plotkin --
Is objectivity morally defensible in discussing the holocaust? / Robert S. Frey --
Indifferent accomplices / Eric Sterling --
Intruding on private grief / Alastair G. Hunter --
Christians as holocaust scholars / Leon Stein --
Art after Auschwitz / Stephen C. Feinstein --
Reflections on post- holocaust ethics / John K. Roth --
Afterword / Harry James Cargas.
Responsibility: Harry James Cargas, editor.

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This collection of essays addresses moral dilemmas unique to victims of the Holocaust. The book discusses issues raised by questions such as whether the men and women who took their own lives in the  Read more...

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A most valuable book: it deepens our perception of the moral enormity of the Holocaust. - The Ethnic Conflict Research Digest; ""Cargas has insightfully grasped the central issue of the collapse of Read more...

 
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