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Peer Reviewed

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DOI

10.17077/2168-538X.1022

Abstract

In God and the Holocaust according to Elie Wiesel: An ethic of responsibility Sandu Frunza, professor of philosophy at Babeş-Bolyai University, explores the philosophy of Elie Wiesel, a Jewish scholar and holocaust survivor. Despite his prison camp experiences, Wiesel retains his faith in God. His experiences lead him to advocate an ethic of memory and alterity. Frunza relates Wiesel’s experiences, his approach to the problem of evil, and his ethic in conversation with contemporary philosophers and Jewish scholarship.

Keywords

Elie Wiesel, God, Jew, holocaust, theodicy, ethic, alterity, Romania

Total Pages

3 pages

ISBN of Reviewed Book

9786069268421

Rights

Copyright © 2011 by Michael S. Jones

Creative Commons License

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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