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By Simone Gigliotti,Jacob Golomb,Caroline Steinberg Gould

The American-Jewish thinker Berel Lang has left an indelible impact on an strangely huge diversity of fields that few students can rival. From his earliest thoughts in philosophy and meta-philosophy, to his ground-breaking paintings on illustration, ancient writing, and artwork after Auschwitz, he has contributed unique and penetrating insights to the philosophical, literary, and ancient debates on ethics, artwork, and the illustration of the Nazi Genocide.

In honor of Berel Lang’s 5 a long time of scholarly and philosophical contributions, the editors of Ethics, artwork and Representations of the Holocaust invited seventeen eminent students from worldwide to debate Lang’s impression all alone study and to mirror on how the Nazi genocide maintains to resonate in modern debates approximately antisemitism, commemoration and poetic representations. Resisting what Alvin Rosenfeld warned as “the finish of the Holocaust”, the essays during this assortment sign the Holocaust as an occasion with out closure, of tolerating resonance to new generations of students of genocide, Jewish experiences, and philosophy.

Readers will locate unique and provocative essays on issues as different as Nietzsche’s reputed Nazi leanings, Jewish anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, wartime rescue in Poland, philosophical responses to the Holocaust, hidden diaries within the Kovno Ghetto, and analyses of reactions to trauma in vintage literary works by means of Bernhard Schlink, Sylvia Plath, and Derek Walcott.

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