James Booth

W. James Booth is Professor in the Department of Political Science and in the Department of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Households: On the Moral Architecture of the Economy, also from Cornell, and Interpreting the World: Kant's Philosophy of History and Politics, and the coeditor of Politics and Rationality.

Communities of Memory
On Witness, Identity, and Justice
James Booth
"Memory has fueled merciless, violent strife, and it has been at the core of reconciliation and reconstruction. It has been used to justify great crimes, and yet it is central to the pursuit of justice. In these and more everyday ways, we...

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