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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the Holocaust in light of her general political philosophy. Arendt avoids giving a straightforward reply as to why Adolf Eichmann and his fellow perpetrators acted as they did. Critics have so far ignored how the linguistic instability of Eichmann in Jerusalem reflects the absence of legal and moral stability...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 75–93.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and admits contradictions. Even though Heinrich Himmler and Adolf Eichmann occupied two very different positions within the NS power hierarchy, they are immediately thought of as among the most prominent NS perpetrators. Himmler as Reichs­ führer-SS and chief of the German police was answerable...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 197–220.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . Norberg Jakob . “ The Political Theory of the Cliché: Hannah Arendt Reading Adolf Eichmann .” Cultural Critique , no. 76 ( 2010 ): 74 – 97 . Rensmann Lars . “ Totalitarianism and Evil .” In Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts , edited by Hayden Patrick , 87 – 107 . Abingdon : Acumen...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2019
... with the London-based magazine Encounter . Copyright © 2019 by New German Critique, Inc. 2019 Hannah Arendt Gershom Scholem Isaiah Berlin Zionism Adolf Eichmann In 1942 Hannah Arendt wrote to Gershom Scholem about their letters: “[They] are like minutely thin, strong threads. We’d like...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to abandon logos for mythos. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 myth truth telling Israel Jews Adolf Eichmann References Alford C. Fred . 2009 . After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the Path to Affliction . New York : Cambridge University Press...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... with fi nd- ing able-bodied prisoners for slave labor. Littell makes use here of a historical confl ict in the SS ranks between those who (like Adolf Eichmann) wanted above all to “liquidate” the Jews and those (including, eventually, Himmler himself) who wanted to exploit able-bodied Jewish...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
...” and displayed “a matter of conviction and faith.” In opposition to this, the anti-Semitism of the SS is considered “strictly impersonal,” “synthetic and artificial.”20 While the thrust of this position is consistent with Hannah Arendt’s sub- sequent assertion that Adolf Eichmann, the “SS...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... See, e.g., Ka-Tzetnik, Sunrise over Hell , 23, 35, 93 . Similar terminology was common in the Israeli discourse of the time. In the verdict for the Kastner trial, it was determined that Rudolf Kastner, who dealt with Adolf Eichmann in his attempts to save Hungarian Jews, “sold his soul to the devil...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in two important respects. First, he does not save the world, and second, he does not despise Adolf Hitler. On the contrary, in the final episode of the first season, when Wegener gets the chance to assassinate Hitler (Wolf Muser), the arch-Nazi is portrayed as a reasonable person and charismatic...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 77–96.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., including those of Varnhagen, Benjamin Disraeli, and Georges Clemenceau, into Origins of Totalitarianism; in Eichmann in Jerusalem she tells the stories of Werner Best, Zindel Grynszpan, and Anton Schmidt.3 Addi- tionally, in Men in Dark Times she sets out to reveal the experiences of the few men...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... schrieb: ‘Wir haben den Führer gesehen!’ Dieses Buch ist ein Spiegel dessen, was nie mit geschriebenem Worte auszudrücken, nur im Anblick dieser Bilder zu erleben ist: Ein Stück vom Menschen Adolf Hit- ler” ([EPITAPH] is a step in the process of sublating these sentences that the author wrote...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
... encouragement from a flouting of oth- ers’ opinions and an independence of judgment and action with respect to norms, the thoughtlessness that Arendt opposes to thinking for oneself—and of which Adolf Eichmann is her exemplar—cannot always count as the greater danger to collective existence.25...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 141–169.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Karen Pagani This article supplements the description of forgiveness in Hannah Arendt's Human Condition with an applied interpretation of love and respect, truth and opinion, and the importance of spectators or moral bystanders, as described in Between Past and Future, On Revolution, Eichmann...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
... of Adolf Eichmann or Slobodan Milošević reintegrate “traumatic history” into “conventional ver- naculars of memory and understanding.”6 “Is it possible,” asks the epigraph to Douglasʼs book, “that the antonym of ʻforgettingʼ is not ʻremembering,ʼ but justice?” That possibility is refuted...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 135–153.
Published: 01 February 2011
... and 1960, the capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960 and his subsequent trial, and the Spiegel Affair of 1962 prompted many discussions about how pupils studied contemporary German history.33 Second, and partly in response to this new public pressure, state and federal authori- ties published new...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 27–43.
Published: 01 August 2007
... that Schmitt has made a serious contribution to political philosophy. What seems clear from their refutation, however, is that they too understand the term aesthetic pejora- tively and disavow its connection to Schmitt’s work for that reason. 14. Adolf Eichmann talked about his own execution in just...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
...” File , dir. Stephan Wagner, 2016) focus on Bauer’s involvement in the arrest of Adolf Eichmann. Returning to the beginnings of “working through,” these three films reinforce how the process came to lay the foundations for what Aleida Assmann calls the “Aufbau,” or “building up,” of the Berlin...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... with Adolf Berman and that was transmitted through the Polish underground to London and on to YIVO in New York. This letter proudly surveys the diverse forms of social aid and cultural activism in the Warsaw Ghetto, including the Oyneg Shabes archive. A week after he had written the letter, on March 7...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 41–67.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in 1952–53. The political events were accompanied by a series of judicial debates, about a constitution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, the Holocaust trials of the late 1950s (the Kastner trial) and early 1960s (the Eichmann trial), and, during the 1950s, the military regime in Israel. David...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., and how these events are then rearticulated in the framework of a politically and morally charged ‘past’” (364). This sentence could well serve as a guide to all reception history. Thus Rabinbach also sneaks in a piece on an American reception history in the essay “Eichmann in New York,” an examination...