Confronting Evil: Two Journeys

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SUNY Press, Mar 29, 2004 - Philosophy - 190 pages
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Confronting Evil describes Fred Emil Katz’s two journeys in response to surviving the Holocaust. One journey is that of a survivor who tries to come to terms with his own survival, and who must cope with survival guilt as well as the sense of rootlessness that can go along with it. The other journey is that of a behavioral scientist who, after years of psychological denial, develops new ways of understanding and addressing genocide and other acts of social evil.

 

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Contents

Confronting the Future in a Personal Way
45
The Second Journey
59
Endings and Beginnings
177
About the Author
187
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Fred Emil Katz is a former Professor of Sociology who taught at various universities in the United States and Israel, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Ordinary People and Extraordinary Evil: A Report on the Beguilings of Evil, also published by SUNY Press, and Immediacy: How Our World Confronts Us and How We Confront Our World.

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