Susan Neiman

Susan Neiman is a moral philosopher and essayist. Her latest book is Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists (2008). She lives in Berlin and is the director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam.

Written by Susan Neiman

The work-weathered hands of Henry Brooks, a former slave from Greene County, Georgia, May 1941. Photo by Corbis

History and guilt

Can America face up to the terrible reality of slavery in the way that Germany has faced up to the Holocaust?

Susan Neiman