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By Edith Stein,Marianne Sawicki

Any nation exists just for the good thing about humans. This uncomplicated guiding principle of Edith Stein's political inspiration rests on her conviction that humanity is essentially one neighborhood, valuable past degree. modifications of race, tradition, and language provide us ability to understand the values of lifestyles uniquely in order that we may well percentage them universally, attaining throughout all such social boundaries.

Stein wrote this treatise within the early days of the Weimar Republic, almost immediately after the 1st international warfare. It units forth a philosophy of legislations, executive, and management that's straight away idealistic and functional. what's correct, Stein argues, doesn't come up from laws or litigation or politics. correct kinfolk, as such, are extra uncomplicated than any establishment. right here, too, are Stein's first critical discussions of spiritual matters akin to guilt, expiation, and freedom of sense of right and wrong. this can be the philosophical paintings that instantly preceded her selection to be baptized, on January 1, 1922.

Whether paradoxically or predictably, Stein used to be placed to dying two decades later via a kingdom that openly defied approximately each precept that she had defended during this treatise. In loss of life she bore own witness to the team spirit and dignity of the human race. She perished together with her humans, Jews and Christians alike, at Auschwitz.

This booklet includes a absolutely associated Index.

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