Post-Holocaust : interpretation, misinterpretation, and the claims of history /

A philosopher addresses conceptual and ethical questions that arise from historical accounts of the Holocaust.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lang, Berel.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Series:Jewish literature and culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One: The Nazi as Criminal; Two: Forgiveness, Revenge, and the Limits of Holocaust Justice; Three: Evil, Suffering, and the Holocaust; Four: Comparative Evil:Measuring Numbers, Degrees, People; Five: The Grammar of Antisemitism; Six: The Unspeakable vs. the Testimonial: Holocaust Trauma in Holocaust History; Seven: Undoing Certain Mischievous Questions about the Holocaust; Eight: From the Particular to the Universal, and Forward; Nine: Oskar Rosenfeld and Historiographic Realism (in Sex, Shit, and Status)Ten: Lachrymose without Tears: Misreading the Holocaust in American LifeEleven: "Not Enough" vs. "Plenty" / Which Did Pius XII?; Twelve: The Evil in Genocide; Thirteen: Misinterpretation as the Author's Responsibility (Nietzsche's Fascism, for Instance); Afterword: Philosophy and/of the Holocaust; Notes; Index.