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"The Rationality of the World: A Philosophical Reading of the Book of Job", by Susan Neiman, ABC Religion and Ethics, 2016/10/19

"What Americans abroad know about Bernie Sanders and you should know too", by Susan Neiman, Los Angeles Times, 2016/06/03

"An Enlightenment for Grownups", by Susan Neiman, Spiked Review, March 2016

"Forgetting Hiroshima, Remembering Auschwitz: Tales of Two Exhibits", by Susan Neiman, Thesis Eleven, Vol. 129(I), 2015

Never mind eternal youth - adulthood is a subversive ideal, by Susan Neiman, The Guardian, 2014/10/05

"History and Guilt", by Susan Neiman, Aeon Magazine 2013/08/12

"What It All Means", by Susan Neiman, The New York Times, Sunday Book Review 2011/01/20

"Truth, Hope, and Light?", by Susan Neiman, New Humanist, July/August 2009

"Is Morality Driven by Faith?", by Susan Neiman, The Washington Post/Newsweek 2008/10/08

How to Win a Culture War, by Susan Neiman, The Huffington Post, 2008/09/12

"Obama in Berlin: Finding the Right Tone", by Susan Neiman, The Huffington Post 2008/07/31

"Change Germans Can't Believe In", by Susan Neiman, The New York Times 2008/07/26

"Obama and Ant Traps: the Feminist Candidate", by Susan Neiman, The Huffington Post 2008/06/27

"Across the Great Divide,"
by Susan Neiman, The Huffington Post 2008/05/19

"Can and Kant. The Critique of Pure Reason, by Immanuel Kant: Susan Neiman Makes the Case", 50 Greatest Books, Globe and Mail 2008/05/10

It's the metaphysics, stupid,
by Susan Neiman, The Boston Globe 2008/02/28

"To Resist Hitler and Survive,"
by Susan Neiman, The New York Times 2008/02/03

"Subversive Einstein", in: Einstein for the 21st Century, ed. by Peter L. Galison, Gerald Holton and Silvan S. Schweber, University Presses of CA, 2008.

"American dreams", unabridged original version, published in German in: Bob Dylan. Ein Kongreß, Frankfurt/M. 2007

"Looking at Germany From the Outside", Deutsche Welle, 2005/09/14

"The Moral Cataclysm", The New York Times, 2005/01/16

"Rightwing and religious" (unabridged original English version, published in German in Die Zeit, No.42, 2004/10/07)

"Meaning and Metaphysics",
Teaching the New Histories of Philosophy, Princeton, 2004

"What is Enlightenment. Between Afganistan and Arkansas", (unabridged original version, published in German in Die Zeit, Nr.2, 12/31/2003

"Theodicy in Jerusalem", Aschheim, ed., Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem, University of California Press, 2001

"Every time I see you I think of Dachau ... baby."
The words echoed, pain-filled, across the empty April night of a rain-drenched Biergarten. I thought, for a moment, of Theodor Adorno: if poetry after Auschwitz could be barbarism, would taste after Auschwitz be atrocity? But then I think Adorno is wrong, very wrong. Yes I have argued passionately on other evenings, in many a Berlin café.
This is the record of a foreigner observing a foreign city. Does the fact that the city was Berlin, forty years after the war, and the fact that the observer was an American Jew, make this record something other than a personal one? In the Berlin of those years every personal question threatened to plunge into the world - historical. And this was both monstrous and moving, giving the most ordinary experience a depth you'd never dreamed, making room for obscenity on a scale you couldn't measure.
"You want to write a book about what?" asked Claudio.
"It was said to me once. The 'baby' was implied. By a German man I was having an affair with. He wanted to talk about our relationship."
"But that's normal. Like the time I was with a Jewish woman who couldn't decide whether or not she wanted to sleep with me. So she stayed up all night telling me about her father's experiences in the concentration camps."
"That's what I want to write about."
"You should hear people talk about their torture scars in Chile."
"Don't you think it's different here? Anyway more?"
Claudio thought not. Besides, he found my thesis on the nature of human reason interesting. It ought to be rewritten in a less academic form, obviously, but that's what I should concentrate on. It's always dangerous when philosophers start trying to write literature.
"But I don't want to write literature," I said. "I just want to tell some stories. The way they happened."
"I lived in Berlin throughout most of the eighties. The stories told here began in a city whose division seemed inevitable. They end, where they must, with the collapse of the Wall. The Berlin of the future will look rather different. Yet nothing could be more essential to Berlin than the present pandemonium, beginning fresh from nothing; and the stubborn presence of past in the very attempt to escape it.

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