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The question of German guilt

Author: Karl Jaspers
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2000.
Series: Perspectives in continental philosophy, no. 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans. "Are the German people guilty?" These lectures by Karl Jaspers, an outstanding European philosopher, attracted wide attention among German intellectuals and students; they seemed to offer a path to sanity and morality in a disordered world.  Read more...
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Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.
Question of German guilt.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00029375
(OCoLC)43648670
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Jaspers
ISBN: 0585416672 9780585416670 9780823260560 0823260569 1282698389 9781282698383 9780823238552 0823238555
OCLC Number: 50615978
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 117 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Introduction to the 2000 Edition --
"Ladies and Gentlemen" --
Introduction --
Scheme of Distinctions --
The German Questions --
Differentiation of German Guilt --
Possible Excuses --
Our Purification.
Series Title: Perspectives in continental philosophy, no. 16.
Other Titles: Schuldfrage.
Responsibility: by Karl Jaspers ; translated by E.B. Ashton ; with a new introduction by Joseph W. Koterski.
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In the years after the Nazi government fell, philosophy professor Karl Jaspers lectured on the notion of German guilt. Neither an evasive apology nor a wholesome condemnation, this book distinguishes  Read more...

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