Testimony/Bearing Witness

Testimony/Bearing Witness

Epistemology, Ethics, History and Culture

Kramer, Sybille; Weigel, Sigrid

Rowman & Littlefield International

01/2019

336

Mole

Inglês

9781783489763

15 a 20 dias

Testimony/Bearing Witness establishes a dialogue between the different approaches to testimony in epistemology, historiography, law, art, media studies and psychiatry.
Introduction / Part I: Historical Perspectives / 1. The Presence of the Witness, Francois Hartog/ 2. The Debate on Testimonies Concerning Miracles and History in 17th-18th Century France, Michele Bokobza Kahan/ 3. Enlightenment Perspectives on the Problem of Testimony, Axel Gelfert/ Part II: International Sites / 4. Testimony in Light of the Khmer Rouge Trials - Reflections of a Judge Involved, Marcel Lemonde / 5. The Armenian Case - Bearing Witness by mediation of the Second or Third Generation, Janine Altounian / 6. Testimonies in the Spaces of Promoting and Opposing Violent Extremism, Stevan Weine/ Part III: Holocaust- Paradigm and Intersection of Survivior Testimony and Philosophical Epistemology / 7. The Power and Perils of Being Believed, Benjamin McMyler / 8. The Testimony of the Traumatic Witness: The Tension between the Therapeutic Act and the Loss of Words and Their Meaning, Zohar Rubinstein / 9. Analysing Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Certainties, Scepticism, Relativism, Martin Kusch / 10. Probing the Limits of Visual Testimonies - A Cinematic Approach to Different Modes of Testimony from the Warsaw Ghetto in Hersonski's A Film unfinished, Sigrid Weigel / Part IV: Visibility and Media-History of Testimony / 11. Like a Thief in the Night: Witnessing and Watching, John Durham Peters/ 12. Remembrance of Things Past: Testimony and Imagination, Peter Geimer / 13. The 1,001 Reflections of an Ongoing Catastrophe - From Visual to Cinematic Testimony, Aurelia Kalisky / Part V: Epistemology of Testimony / 14. Epistemic Dependence and Trust. On witnessing in the third-, second- and first-person perspective, Sybille Kramer / 15. The Philosophy of Testimony: Between Epistemology and Ethics, Sibylle Schmidt / 16. Is Testimony an Epistemically Distinguished Source of Knowledge?, Dirk Koppelberg / Contributors / Acknowledgements
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