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The rise of the bystander as a complicit historical actor

14 mins | Nov 7, 2020
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From innocence to incrimination — what are the moral duties of someone who witnesses a crime? Dennis Klein, a professor of history and director of Jewish studies in the Department of History at Kean University in New Jersey, analyses this debate in Psyche magazine, studying the example of Nazi Germany, and how it turned public opinion against bystanders.
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