After the war Hanns Chaim Mayer changed his name to Jean Améry. Because he after the war as a way of distancing himself from all things German. He was arrested, tortured, and sent to a number of concentration and extermination camps, namely, Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen. In 1978, at age sixty-six, Améry took his own life in a hotel room in Salzburg. He write the existential condition of the Nazi victim in post-war Europe. First of all in this article refered to resentiment in Améry’s thought. It discoursed what is source, limit and effect of the concept. Nietzsche is the first name that comes to mind when the concept of resentiment is refered. Therefore, the importance of resentiment conception in Nietzsche and Scheler thought will be pointed out and it compare with Améry’s thought.
Keywords: Jean Améry, resentment, recollection, forgetting, reconciliation