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Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps.


ISBN 10: 0805042636 / ISBN 13: 9780805042634
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Titre : Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the ...

Date d'édition : 1996

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Like New

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition.

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TODOROV, TZVETAN. Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps. Henry Holt and Company, (1996). Hdcvr 1st ed., 307 pp., fine in near fine d.j.30.00. N° de réf. du libraire 55627

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Synopsis : Based on works by such figures as Albert Speer as well as lesser-known documents, a study of the moral practices within concentration camps uncovers the everyday virtues that persevered throughout the otherwise inhuman living conditions. Tour.

Critique: It is an understatement to call the Nazi and Soviet death camps "outposts of hell on earth," as we know from the testimony of a powerful body of witnesses. Todorov looks inside these camps, and there he finds hope for all humankind, arguing that innumerable instances of heroism, self-sacrifice, and caring show that "moral reactions are spontaneous, omnipresent, and eradicable only with the greatest violence" and that "morality cannot disappear without a radical mutation of the human species." Even in a regime of terror and depersonalization, the ordinary virtues survived and sometimes even flourished, Todorov maintains. His wide-ranging study bears him out, and it makes for fascinating reading.

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