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Author Brudholm, Thomas, 1969-

Title Resentment's virtue [electronic resource] : Jean Amery and the refusal to forgive / Thomas Brudholm ; foreword by Jeffrie G. Murphy.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2008.


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Description xv, 235 p.
Series Politics, history, and social change
Politics, history, and social change.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-222) and index.
Contents Dwelling on the negative -- Alchemies of reconciliation after mass atrocity -- Anger, resentment, and ressentiment -- Philosophy on the border -- Book outline -- Revisisiting the truth and reconciliation commission of South Africa -- Commissioning anger -- Re-viewing a miracle -- The truth and reconciliation commission of South Africa -- The hearings -- This is not a court of law -- Forgiving and its alternatives -- Facing resistance -- The therapy of anger -- What victims feel and want -- Getting on with life -- The lures of the therapeutic perspective -- Desmond tutu on anger -- Those who will not forgive resentment : a legitimate moral sentiment? -- Anger, Ubuntu, and social harmony -- Boosterism of forgiveness -- Layers and remainders -- Nested resentments -- Acknowledging remainders : the constitutional court -- Tansition to part two -- Jean Amery on resentment and reconciliation -- Contextualizing "ressentiments" -- From South Africa to post-war Germany -- Jean Amery : life and works -- Beyond guilt and atonement -- Germany, 1945-1965 -- Reading "ressentiments" -- Opening moves -- From clarification to justification -- Reimagining ressentiment -- The origins of Amery's ressentiment -- Reforming ressentiment -- Facing the irreversible -- The zustand passage -- The twisted sense of time -- The absurd demand -- Changing the past or its significance--to the present? -- Ambiguities of ressentiment and reconciliation -- Restoring coexistence -- Moral conflict resolution -- Ressentiment and the release from abandonment -- Rehabilitating the "man of ressentiment" -- Guilt and responsibility -- Collective guilt -- Heirs to responsibility -- Wishful thinking? -- A moral daydream -- Resentment and self-preoccupation -- Awakening -- A multifarious reception -- Heyd and Chaumont -- Neiman and Amben -- Walker and Remtma.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Amery, Jean.
South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781592135660 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592135668 (cloth : alk. paper)

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