Who should speak of the Shoah? In praise of imperfect testimony

José Nesis, Marcelo Pakman


A detailed analysis of the context and the text of a letter of Freud, refusing to write about anti-Semitism in
his last year of life with the Shoah approaching against the horizon of nazism, but finally published as such, leads to
reflections on testimony in general, on who should give it in the cases of crimes like the Shoah, and on indirect and
impure testimony and its ethics.


Testimony, Ethics, Freud, Anti-Semitism, Reflections

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