Jonathon Catlin

Jonathon Catlin is studying for a Ph.D. at Princeton. He is a contributing editor at the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog

The painful question we must ask about the Holocaust

How should we remember the Holocaust? In the next decade or so, many of the last living Holocaust survivors will pass away. It will then fall to us later generations to confront what Hannah Arendt called ‘the abyss that opened up before us’ by telling their stories. In doing so, we aim to guard against