Suffering Witness: The Quandry of Responsibility After the

Suffering Witness: The Quandry of Responsibility After the Irreparable (Suny Series in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art) [PDF / EPUB] Suffering Witness: The Quandry of Responsibility After the Irreparable (Suny Series in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art) Drawing on the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, James Hatley uses the prose of Primo Levi and Tadeusz Borowski, as well as the poetry of Paul Celan, to question why witnessing the Shoah is so pressing Drawing on the The Quandry PDF/EPUB ã philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, James Hatley uses the prose of Primo Levi and Tadeusz Borowski, as well as the poetry of Paul Celan, to question why witnessing the Shoah is so pressing a responsibility for anyone living in its aftermath He argues that the witnessing of irreparable loss leaves one in an irresoluble Suffering Witness: PDF or quandary but that the attentiveness of that witness resists the destructive legacy of annihilation In this new and sensitive synthesis of scrupulous thinking about the Holocaust beginning with scruples about the term Holocaust itself , James Hatley approaches all the major questions surrounding our overwhelming inadequacy in the aftermath of the irreparable If there is anything unique Witness: The Quandry PDF Î in a non trivial sense about the Holocaust, surely it is the imperious moral urgency that compels those who contemplate it to revise their view of what it means to be human, and to bear witness to such an event.


13 thoughts on “Suffering Witness: The Quandry of Responsibility After the Irreparable (Suny Series in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *