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The double binds of ethics after the holocaust

salvaging the fragments

by Jennifer L. Geddes

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jennifer L. Geddes, John K. Roth, and Jules Simon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD804.7.M67 D68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
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Open LibraryOL24575123M
ISBN 100230614922
ISBN 109780230614925
LC Control Number2009278506
OCLC/WorldCa255890332


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- Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM, Distinguished Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey "For the authors of this fine collection, to speak of ethics after the Holocaust is to choke on one s words yet to continue speaking.

It is a double bind: what you must do but cannot, what you cannot do but must. The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust advances the idea that the Holocaust undermined confidence in basic beliefs about human rights and shows steps of salvage and retrieval that need to be taken if ethics is to be a significant presence in a world still besieged by genocide and atrocity.

To the extent that philosophers—moral philosophers in particular—have paid close attention to the Holocaust (not many, unfortunately, have done so), a significant version of the double bind that Sarah Kofman (–) identified in Smothered Words is definitely in effect. One feels a duty to speak, an obligation to make ethics stronger and less subject to overriding or subversion, an insistence not only Author: John K.

Roth. The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust sheds new light on the ethical repercussions of the Nazi genocide against the Jews. Contributors focus on two key dilemmas: first, that the Holocaust did immense harm to ethics by undermining confidence in beliefs about the fundamental status of ethical values, including human rights.

The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust: Salvaging the Fragments Jennifer L. Geddes, John K. Roth, Jules Simon (eds.). |a Double binds: ethics after Auschwitz / John K. Roth -- Morality after Auschwitz. Haas, Nietzstche, and the possibilities for revaluation / Beth Hawkins Benedix -- Cutting the roots of the holocaust: resisting the enlightenment's universalizing impulse / Husain Kassim -- The Tikkun of philosophy and the idea of humanity / Elizabeth Cameron Galbraith -- Survival of the closest: gender and agency in holocaust.

John K. Roth, the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, has edited a new book, The Double Binds of Ethics After the Holocaust: Salvaging Fragments, a collection of essays exploring what can be done in ethical theory and its practice to respond effectively to the impact of the Holocaust and n by a group of international scholars who were brought together by a seminar Roth.

Contributions from a symposium examine moral and ethical implications of the Holocaust and link them to more recent attempts at mass population elimination. Subjects include Emmanuel Levinas and the primacy of ethics in post-Holocaust philosophy, science and the determination of good, and parad.

The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust advances the idea that the Holocaust undermined confidence in basic beliefs about human rights and shows steps of salvage and retrieval that need to be taken if ethics is The double binds of ethics after the holocaust book be a significant presence in a world still.

Buy The Double Binds of Ethics After the Holocaust: Salvaging the Fragments from “The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust” sheds new light on the ethical repercussions of the Nazi genocide against the Jews.

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'What happened to ethics during the Holocaust. What should ethics be, and what can it do after the Holocaust?' loom large among them. Absent the overriding or moral sensibilities, if not the collapse or collaboration of ethical traditions, the Holocaust could. Ethics After the Holocaust Paperback – August 1, by John Roth (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Contributors focus on two key dilemmas: first, that the Holocaust did immense harm to ethics by undermining confidence in beliefs about the fundamental status of ethical values, including human rights.

She is the author of Reluctant Theologians: Franz Kafka, Paul Celan, Edmond Jabès () and has contributed chapters to collections such as Chasing Esther: Jewish Expressions of Cultural Difference; Toni Morrison and the Bible: Contested Intertextualities; The Double Bind of Ethics after the Holocaust; and Tension, Testimony and Tikkun.

The conscious-unconscious double bind is the essential basis of many of the therapeutic double binds discussed in the following sections.

In actual practice the metacommunication that comments on the primary message, may take place without words: one may comment with a doubting tone of voice, a gesture or body movement, subtle social cues and.

The holocaust has created an obligation for ethics to be spoken about, but a double-bind is created by the horrible fear that too much damage has been done for recovery - ethics are overwhelmed with no chance. This chapter examines the difficulties the Holocaust posed and continues to raise for Jews, Jewish theology, and specifically Jewish ethics, identifying eight major commitments made by Jews and non-Jews that have since then inspired Jewish and global responses to human-made atrocities such as genocide and crimes against humanity.

These are (1) to survive; (2) to perpetuate the. A double bind is a dilemma in communication in which an individual (or group) receives two or more conflicting messages, with one negating the other. In some circumstances (particularly families and relationships) this might be emotionally distressing.

This creates a situation in which a successful response to one message results in a failed response to the other (and vice versa), so that the. About the Author JENNIFER L. GEDDES is an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia.

She is the author of Evil after Postmodernism and coeditor of. Roth states that these are what Double-binds are - a duty to speak and yet the almost physical impossibility of speaking, words choked holocaust has created an obligation for ethics to be spoken about, but a double-bind is created by the horrible fear that too much damage has been done for recovery - ethics are.

The writers of the New Testament were largely Jewish and laying the blame for the Holocaust at their feet would be absurd. However, the later cultural origins of anti-semitism means that reading the New Testament after the event calls for a new ethics of interpretation.

These essays address this. His primary professional interests, and area of teaching, are ethics and leadership. In May he took a group of undergraduate and graduate students to Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic for a new program called “Ethical Leadership: Lessons from the Holocaust”.

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Holocaust: Ideology and Ethics in the Systems Perspective. Rodopi ns. Rodopi ns. ISSN (Print), (Online) ©Center for Promoting Ideas, USA   24, articles and books.

Periodicals Literature. In other words, when another is conceived as wholly other, as the Jews were during the Holocaust, humanist ethics might no longer function.

The double bind for Levi and all survivor writers who seek the ethical high ground is the near impossibility of writing from a position outside. Conferences and Talks. CPD session for the Holocaust Education Trust (Leicester, November ): The Double-Bind: Race, Gender and the Holocaust HET Leicester PhD and a Cup of Tea – The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide – Talk on Tuesday 22nd October PhD Talk: The psychosocial impact of Nazi biopolitics on Jewish women in concentration camps &.

She is the editor of Evil after Postmodernism: Histories, Narratives, Ethics and The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust: Salvaging the Fragments (with John K. Roth and Jules Simon), and the author of over 35 articles, book chapters, reviews, and interviews.

She is currently working on a book on evil, rhetoric, and ethics. Indeed, he wrote three more books about the Holocaust. One, the novel “If Not Now, When?” (), was the story of a group of Jewish partisans sabotaging Nazi.

Ahead of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, JTA reached out to Jewish studies scholars across the country seeking their recommendations on recently published books dealing with the picks, all published in the past three years, include an investigation into the massacre of Jews in the Polish town of Jedwabne (two scholars recommended the same book on.

Get this from a library. The forgiveness to come: the Holocaust and the hyper-ethical. [Peter Banki; Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,] -- This book is concerned with the aporias, or impasses, of forgiveness, especially in relation to the legacy of the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Nazis and their collaborators during World.

Geddes is the author of Kafka’s Ethics of Interpretation: Between Tyranny and Despair (Northwestern University Press, ), editor of Evil After Postmodernism: Histories, Narratives, Ethics (Routledge, ), and coeditor (with John Roth and Jules Simon) of The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust: Salvaging the Fragments (Palgrave.

David H. Jones. Moral Responsibility in the Holocaust: A Study in the Ethics of Character. Lanham and New York: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. Index, bibliography, suggestions for further reading. $ (cloth), ISBN ; $ (paper), ISBN Casebook on Bioethics and the Holocaust 11 after World War Two.

Nuremberg, while seen as an important historic event, had no formal impact on medical ethics. Modern bioethics had little to say on the subject of the Holocaust. The only referral to the Nazi medical past was, for many decades, the invocation of analogies to Nazi medicine, mostly.

This excellent set of seventeen essays is the companion volume to Strange Fire: Reading the Bible after the Holocaust, also edited by Linafelt, which dealt with interpretation of the Hebrew Bible (New York: New York University Press, ).

The Gray Zones of Holocaust Restitution: American Justice and Holocaust Morality Michael J. Bazyler. Chapter The Creation of Ethical “Gray Zones” in the German Protestant Church: Reflections on the Historical Quest for Ethical Clarity Victoria J.

Barnett. Chapter Gray-Zoned Ethics: Morality’s Double Binds During and After the. I am currently working on a book entitled Phenomenological Ethics. I also developed strong writing and research interests in Critical Social Theory, especially in the kind of critical philosophy embraced by the Frankfurt School through the influence of Walter Benjamin which, in part, inspired my interest in the interrelation of ethics, science.

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