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Moral Responsibility in the Holocaust: A Study in the Ethics of Character

Moral Responsibility in the Holocaust: A Study in the Ethics of Character (Hardback)

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This book goes beyond historical and psychological explanations of the Holocaust to directly address the moral responsibility of individuals involved in it. While defending the view that individuals caught up in large-scale historical events like the Holocaust are still responsible for their choices, he provides the philosophical tools needed to assess the responsibility, both negative and positive, of perpetrators, accomplices, bystanders, victims, helpers and rescuers. This book will be an important addition to courses on the Holocaust in social and political philosophy, history, religion, and applied ethics.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsGenocide & ethnic cleansingThe HolocaustHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/03/1999 ISBN-13: 9780847692668  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David H. Jones is professor of philosophy emeritus at The College of William & Mary.

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