Berel Lang


Berel Lang is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. His work has spanned a wide range of topics, including Marxism and art, philosophical style, the humanities and the academy, genocide, and the ethics of language. His books include The Future of the Holocaust: Between History and Memory, Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide and Holocaust Representation: Art Within the Limits of History and Ethics.

The History of Evil, The Holocaust, and Postmodernity

from Evil, Volume 2, Number 2

Admittedly, associating the Holocaust with such basic principles of modernity runs the danger of the post hoc, ergo propter hoc fallacy.