Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2015

264 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198725336

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The Failures of Ethics

Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities

John K. Roth

  • Addresses a topic of immense importance: the status of ethics in the world today
  • Situates the status of ethics in a context of the Holocaust, genocide, and other mass atrocities
  • The book stresses human accountability and responsibility for the failures of ethics, but does so in a way that focuses on corrective responses to the failures
  • Grounded in history, narrative, testimony, and multiple disciplines

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