The Question of German Guilt Karl Jaspers, S.J. Joseph W. Koterski
Publisher: Fordham University Press
I will comment more fully after i've fully read your piece. While journalists and academics tend to separate questions of culture and identity from economics and foreign affairs, in Germany's case it's impossible to understand one without the other. Joshua and I have been discussing, in gruesome detail, the question of German collective guilt for the crimes and horrors of World War II. �I, who cannot act otherwise than as an individual, am morally responsible for all my deeds, including the execution of political and military orders” – this was moral guilt as set forth in Jaspers' work, 'The Question of German Guilt'. Muslim organizations routinely issue such statements when Muslims commit acts of terror, but the question remains whether such statements are enough. As you know, I've been following the Bearer Bonds Scandals, and the German gold audit story, for some time on this website, and many of you are. Sam Inayat-Chisti says: April 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm. The answer might not be that simple but it is an answer that is deserved by the American people, no matter how laborious it is to explain that answer clearly. Christian Buss, a culture editor for the magazine Spiegel, wrote in a review of the drama that while the question of Germans' collective guilt had been resolved, the role of individuals remained unclear. Dr Banaji evoked Karl Jaspers – a German philosopher – who had, in the aftermath of the Second World War, talked and written about the notion of collective guilt on the part of the German people for the atrocities of the Nazi Regime. How much has President Obama himself told to coast that our Constitution is important, that your rights to trial by jury are precious, that no American should be killed by a drone on American soil without first being charged with a crime, without first being found to be guilty by a court. Just a year after Churchill's speech, German philosopher Karl Jaspers published The Question of German Guilt, in which he called for the necessity to remember. The terrorist attacks in Jordan on November 9th were apparently supposed to be a reminder of the 9-11 attacks, because November 9th is written "9.11." in many parts of the world. Originally got onto after reading Guilt By Association by Jeff Gates. 3 Comments to “German Guilt”. After the war he resumed his teaching position, and in his work The Question of German Guilt he unabashedly examined the culpability of Germany as a whole in the atrocities of Hitler's Third Reich. Cover for Slovenian edition of Karl Jaspers' The Question of German Guilt.