Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge

Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge

By: J. David Velleman (author), Daniel Cohn-Sherbok (author), Herlinde Pauer-Studer (author)Hardback

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Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge is a moral biography of Georg Konrad Morgen, who prosecuted crimes committed by members of the SS in Nazi concentration camps and eventually came face-to-face with the system of industrialized murder at Auschwitz. His wartime papers and postwar testimonies yield a study in moral complexity.

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Herlinde Pauer-Studer is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Vienna, Austria. She has held fellowships from the Austrian Academy of Science and Fulbright; from 2010-21015 she held an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council. J. David Velleman is a Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics at New York University, USA. He has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Timeline People in the Book Map of the German Reich and Polish Territories Acknowledgments Preface 1. Introduction 2. The SS Man 3. The SS Judiciary 4. Criminals and Spies 5. The Criminal Character 6. Karl-Otto Koch 7. From Corruption to Murder 8. Partners in Crime 9. 'Legal' Killing 10. The Final Solution: Conflicting Stories 11. Aktion Erntefest 12. KL Auschwitz 13. Adolf Eichmann 14. The Weimar Trials 15. Rudolf Hoess and Eleonore Hodys 16. Out of the Fray 17. Postscript Appendix 1. List of Sources Appendix 2. Documents Appendix 3. Photos

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137496942
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781137496942
  • weight: 483
  • ISBN10: 1137496940

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