In Garry L. Hagberg (ed.), Narrative and Self-Understanding. Palgrave (2019)

Primo Levi is widely appreciated as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth Century. His measured prose and nuanced descriptions of life in the Nazi concentration camp have led many critics to suggest that his writings are a literary treasure on humanity. Less appreciated is the unique contribution the Levi’s writings can make to moral philosophy. This paper explores Levi’s nuanced understanding of the fragility of moral character, and argues that a full appreciation of the depths of Levi’s thought must consider the moral philosophy that is woven through this writings.
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