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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 77–109.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Devin O. Pendas This essay was first presented at the conference “ Eichmann in Jerusalem Forty Years Later” at DePaul University, May 11–12, 2001. I would like to thank my colleague Paul Breines, the members of the Social Theory Workshop at the University of Chicago, and the anonymous reviewers...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Michael Mack This essay both contributes to Hannah Arendt scholarship and attempts to understand the mentality of the perpetrators of the Nazi genocide. It does so by analyzing how Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem grew out of her effort to come to terms with the particular and unprecedented aspects...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Eichmann in Jerusalem , and especially the publication of this exchange. Although Scholem had mixed views on Eichmann in Jerusalem , he suppressed his more positive assessments while crafting his first letter to Arendt so as to write the most critical reaction he could muster. Arendt was not aware...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 197–220.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Shmuel Lederman Abstract The article reexamines Hannah Arendt’s shift from “radical evil” in The Origins of Totalitarianism to “the banality of evil” in Eichmann in Jerusalem and subsequent writings. At the heart of this shift stands Arendt’s realization that she exaggerated the role of ideology...
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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 (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 (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Martin Jay In the various texts posthumously published in translation in 2017 as The Rigorism of Truth , Hans Blumenberg audaciously compared Sigmund Freud's Moses and Monotheism and Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem as efforts to debunk founding myths of Jewish identity. He accused both...
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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 (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 61–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hannah Scholem Gershom . 1964 . “Eichmann in Jerusalem: An Exchange of Letters.” Encounter , January 22 , 51 – 56 . ———. 2010 . Der Briefwechsel , edited by Luise-Knott Marie . Berlin : Suhrkamp . Aschheim Steven E. 2004 . “The Metaphysical Psychologist: On the Life...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to Jonathan Littell’s Les bienveillantes . . . . . . 21 Klaus Theweleit The Holocaust and Hannah Arendt’s Philosophical Critique of Philosophy: Eichmann in Jerusalem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Michael Mack “The Odium of Doubtfulness”; or, The Vicissitudes...
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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 (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
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2012
... tortuous epic debate with the New York intellectuals after her controversial articles on the Eichmann trial, but in contrast to some of us cloistered in academe, Andy has also functioned over the years as a New York intellectual. He has been a regular reviewer and commentator for the Times Literary...
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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 (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...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
... become a precedent for the future. . . . If genocide is an actual possibility of the future, then no people on earth . . . can feel reasonably sure of its continued existence without the help and the protection of international law” (Eichmann in Jerusalem [New York: Penguin, 1963], 273). 2...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... time was more concerned with fears of nuclear war, German rearmament, and anticommunism than with the Holocaust. The situation changed only in the early 1960s, when the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem occupied center stage and the subsequent Auschwitz trial in Frankfurt, comprehensively...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of the recent past, focusing on issues of culpability and complicity. The Eichmann trial and the Auschwitz trials of the early 1960s provided the material for some of these new plays. Because of the sheer amount of material, plays such as Weiss’s Die Ermittlung ( The Investigation , 1965) and Kipphardt’s...
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