Preface to the Reissue, 1977 Preface to the First Edition, 1966 At the Mind's Limits Torture How Much Home Does a Person Need? Resentments On the Necessity and Impossibility of Being a Jew Translator's Notes Afterword by Sidney Rosenfeld
Jean Amery (1912-1978) was born in Vienna and in 1938 emigrated to Belgium, where he joined the Resistance Movement. He was caught by the Germans in 1943, tortured by the SS, and survived the next two years in the concentration camps. He was author of seven volumes of essays and two novels. He committed suicide in 1978. Sidney Rosenfeld, Ph.D., Professor of German at Oberlin College, and Stella P. Rosenfeld, Ph.D., are cotranslators of Radical Humanism by Jean Amery and Jewish Life in Germany edited by M. Richarz.