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German guilt question after the Second World War

Herbert Frey

German guilt question after the Second World War

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by Herbert Frey

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Washington, 1979.

StatementHerbert Frey.
ContributionsUniversity of Washington.
The Physical Object
Pagination384p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18913732M

The Guilt Question of the Second World War. A new edition and retranslation into readable English - those who have read the previous edition will know what is meant! The hypothesis of Germany's guilt for the Second World War is refuted. Future historical research could, if need be, amplify the facts compiled in this book, but it can no longer.   After World war II, he returned to Heidelberg to give a series of lectures dealing with "The Question of German Guilt", this book being a written version of those lectures. Karl Jaspers writes very clean & precise while not using the difficult words like Kant's "Transcendental Manifold" or Heideger's "Dasein" etc therefore sit back, get a cup /5(5).

After World war II, he returned to Heidelberg to give a series of lectures dealing with "The Question of German Guilt", this book being a written version of those lectures. Karl Jaspers writes very clean & precise while not using the difficult words like Kant's "Transcendental Manifold" or Heideger's "Dasein" etc therefore sit back, get a cup /5(5).   Long story short? The Western Germans seem to feel great guilt from the acts, and accept their part in the holocaust. The Austrians and the former DDR, however, haven't been so quick to accept blame, and have attempted to "other" the Nazi regime w.

  Udo WALENDY Truth for Germany The Guilt Question of the Second World War New translation from German. Historical Review Press (GB) p. The Question of German Guilt Karl Jaspers, S.J. Joseph W. Koterski Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans.


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Fear, shame, guilt, suicide: ordinary Germans at the end of the Second World War. “Wherever you go these days, people are talking about cyanide The question of whether to resort to it is not even debated.

Only the requisite quantity is discussed – in an easy offhand manner the way people usually talk about, say, food.”. His main work "Truth for Germany" disputes that the German Reich, is the only guilty nation for starting world war 2.

Walendy was jailed in for disputing some aspects of the holocaust. His current views on the holocaust are unknown/5. After World war II, he returned to Heidelberg to give a series of lectures dealing with "The Question of German Guilt", this book being a written version of those lectures.

Karl Jaspers writes very clean & precise while not using the difficult words like Kant's "Transcendental Manifold" or Heideger's "Dasein" etc therefore sit back, get a cup Cited by: The Question Of German Guilt. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Question Of German Guilt, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will. In this book, a German professor speaks to German university students about guilt just after the Second World War had ended.

The book is condensed from his lectures. There is some mention of the Holocaust, but it is not as central as I would have expected.4/5. KARL JASPERS: THE QUESTION OF GERMAN GUILT STUDY GUIDE, Steven Alan Samson After the Second World War, the murderous events of the first half of the twentieth century lent renewed energy to international efforts to define and protect human rights.

One. The Question of German Guilt. Book Description: Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans. Unlike the case in World War I when the war-guilt question was not decided against one side by the historians of all.

The hypothesis of Germany's guilt for the Second World War is refuted. Future historical research could, if need be, amplify the facts compiled in this book, but it /5(4).

Letter: Jonathan Freeland (The bitterest pill, Film&Music, October 12) implies that Germans are not capable of looking at Germany's terrible past with open : Guardian Staff. After World War I he became Professor of Philosophy at Heidelberg, where he achieved fame as a brilliant teacher and an early exponent of existentialism.

He was among the first to acquaint German readers with the works of Kierkegaard. Jaspers had to resign from his post in   Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans.

“Are the German people guilty?” These lectures by Karl Jaspers, an outstanding European philosopher, attracted wide attention among German intellectuals and students; they seemed to offer a path to sanity and.

Before that, national pride was a concept viewed with some suspicion and patriotism was considered a dirty word by many Germans who had been raised in the post-war era so packed with shame — “The Burden of Guilt, A Short German History ″ was a.

German childhood in World War II describes how the Second World War, as well as experiences related to it, directly or indirectly impacted the life of children born in that era.

In Germany, these children became known as Kriegskinder (war children), a term that came into use due to a large number of scientific and popular science publications which have appeared increasingly since the s. Other articles where The Question of German Guilt is discussed: Karl Jaspers: Postwar development of thought: political works, Die Schuldfrage (; The Question of German Guilt, ), he stated that whoever had participated actively in the preparation or execution of war crimes and crimes against humanity was morally guilty.

Those, however, who passively tolerated these happenings. Many historians who use the war guilt methodology have different views as to what countries in question were to blame for provoking the world war. My professor explained that he has read books arguing that the weight the blame is on Russia for siding with Serbia in the Balkan Wars.

The First World War could then be viewed as the Third Balkan War. Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Question of German Guilt. The Question of German Guilt. By Karl Jaspers, E. Ashton. the simple passage of time nor the crossing of a threshold as symbolic as the new millennium has yet extinguished the question of responsibility for the carnage of the Second World War.

Certain Swiss banks are. “The second book ends with Oskar Matzerath having effectively killed his three parents. All that coincides not just with the end of the Nazi regime, but also the end of Oskar’s childhood Author: Philip Oltermann.

In his book, Mounk explores German attitudes toward Jews during the 70 years following the Holocaust (Mounk's parents and grandparents are. German historians say in a new book that at leastchildren were fathered by troops of the four allied powers that occupied Germany after World War Two.

They resulted from widespread rapes. Over the last two days I’ve spent some time reading The Question of German Guilt by Karl Jaspers (E.B. Ashton, translator), which is based on lectures Jaspers gave in Germany in the aftermath of World War Ⅱ when he was allowed to teach again (his Jewish wife, and probably his politics, had gotten him kicked out during the Reich).

nation of the impact of first World s > War revisionistn upon American thought. We are now in the sixth year of "peace,?' and it was in I that a veritable avalanche of literature ap-peared, to reverse the earlier verdict of exclusive German guilt. Samuel F.

Bemis has raised the question: "Will the new re-vision help to lose the second peace.In particular, we discussed the Karl Jaspers essay, ‘The Question of German Guilt’.

After the Second World War, the murderous events of the first half of the twentieth century lent renewed energy to international efforts to define and protect human rights.Article of the Treaty of Versailles, known as the War Guilt Clause, was a statement that Germany was responsible for beginning World War reads as follows: "The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been.