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On Arendt

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Published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arendt, Hannah

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-91).

    StatementPatricia Altenbernd Johnson.
    SeriesWadsworth philosophers series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC251.A74 J64 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. ;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3962625M
    ISBN 10053458361X
    LC Control Number2001266638
    OCLC/WorldCa45816768


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The controversial journalistic analysis of the mentality that fostered the Holocaust, from the author of The Origins of Totalitarianism Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt’s authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in This revised edition includes material that came to.

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For your trouble, Arendt provides timeless insights into totalitarianism. These are well worth the effort/5(). The Human Condition, first published inis Hannah Arendt's account of how "human activities" should be and have been understood throughout Western history.

Arendt is interested in the vita activa (active life) as contrasted with the vita contemplativa (contemplative life) and concerned that the debate over the relative status of the two has blinded us to important Author: Hannah Arendt.

Looking for books by Hannah Arendt. See all books authored by Hannah Arendt, including Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, and The Human Condition, and more on Hannah Arendt's short book of political philosophy, On Violence, is a simple, fulfilling and digestible text that poses interesting questions for understanding politics, history, revolution and the State.

While her writing is less than perfect - she often wrote in a rush and then had her books 'englishified' - her exposition and discussion of /5. The Origins of Totalitarianism is a book by Hannah Arendt which classed Nazism and Stalinism as totalitarian movements.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Hannah Arendt. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, philosophy story are,/5.

In the book On Revolution Arendt devotes much attention to the rediscovery of this truth by those who participated in the American Revolution. In her view the Founding Fathers, although they might have pretended that they longed for private life and engaged in politics only out of a sense of duty, made clear in their letters and recollections.

Hannah Arendt (–) is considered one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Origins of Totalitarianism and the essay collection Men in Dark Times.3/5(3).

If Hannah Arendt’s descriptions of the dynamics of totalitarian movements hold good—and they largely do—her explanations for them do not. As a result, if Trump has triggered a crisis of progressive thought, it is in particular a crisis for the cult of Arendt. The United States of America was her last and enduring hope: the only political institution on earth that was.

Hannah Arendt (–) is considered one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Origins of Totalitarianism and the essay collection Men in Dark Times.5/5(2). Even before its publication as a book, Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (which originally appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker) generated much controversy.

Critics attributed her coverage of the Adolf Eichmann trial to a host of purposes other than simple reporting, such as exposing the role /5(11). “Politics for Everybody is a brave and successful attempt to introduce readers to Arendt’s ideas of politics in the face of the distorted examples in contemporary political thinking and acting.

O’Gorman’s assumes—rightly, I think—that people are ready to hear a new case made for politics and the political, terms which here refer to. In New York, Arendt’s intellectual acuity and conversational punch swiftly translated into social cachet.

After meeting her at a dinner Author: George Prochnik. Hannah Arendt (—) Hannah Arendt is a twentieth century political philosopher whose writings do not easily come together into a systematic philosophy that expounds and expands upon a single argument over a sequence of works.

Instead, her thoughts span totalitarianism, revolution, the nature of freedom and the faculties of thought and. The book makes clear Arendt’s deep regard for, and apprehension at, the revolutionary claims of Marxism.

Like Marx, Arendt understands revolution to be the product of the disjuncture between modernity’s ideals of justice and equality and the realities of capitalism. Like Marx, she recognizes the “mute violence” of the marketplace.

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Arendt's book on Eichmann is highly quarrelsome. But it is probably worth remarking that she is not only taking issue with the Israeli courts and with the way in which they arrived at the decision. In The Human Condition, philosopher and political thinker Hannah Arendt argues that the vita activa, or “active life,” is the fundamental condition of human the book’s first.

About The Portable Hannah Arendt. A collection of writings by a groundbreaking political thinker, including excerpts from The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem She was a Jew born in Germany in the early twentieth century, and she studied with the greatest German minds of her day—Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers among them.

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Today people are reading. This is a revised and enlarged edition of the book which first appeared in May, I covered the Eichmann trial at Jerusalem in for The New Yorker, where this account, slightly abbreviated, was originally published in February and March, The book was written in the HANNAH ARENDT June, 1: The House of JusticeFile Size: KB.

About The Origins of Totalitarianism. The Origins of Totalitarianism is an indispensable book for understanding the frightful barbarity of the twentieth century. Suspicious of the inevitability so often imposed by hindsight, Hannah Arendt was not interested in detailing the causes that produced totalitarianism.

Nothing in the nineteenth century—indeed, nothing in human. The Excommunication of Hannah Arendt by Amos Elon In DecemberIsaiah Berlin, the prominent philosopher and historian of ideas, was the guest of his friend, Edmund Wilson, the well-known American man of letters. An entry in Wilson's diary mentions an.

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A work of striking originality, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable/5. At the moment, is heavily under construction.

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Ms Arendt, a German Jewish refugee intellectual, arrived in New York just before the US entered WWII. In Germany, she had studied philosophy with Heidegger and Jaspers.

When Hannah Arendt published The Origins of Totalitarianism inWorld War II had ended and Hitler was dead, but Stalin lived and ruled. Arendt wanted to give her readers a sense of the phenomenal reality of totalitarianism, of its appearance in the world as a terrifying and completely new form of government.

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Instead of understanding politics from a philosophical perspective, we should choose to understand what the “nontheoretical. this bThis book is more important today than it was when it was written. Last year Hannah Arendt's book the Origins of Totalitarianism helped me to make sense of the election of Donald Trump in a larger historical context probably moreso than any other book--and I read a few, trying to figure out what happened.

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Lying in Politics, a discussion of the Pentagon Papers, is the most noteworthy among the other essays here (which first appeared in periodicals like the New York Review of Books). Professor Arendt underlines the fact that the. Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt's authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared in The New Yorker in This revised edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript.

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About the Book. For many years Hannah Arendt (–) has been the object of intense debate. After her bitter critiques of Zionism, which seemed to nullify her early involvement with that movement, and her extremely controversial Eichmann in Jerusalem (), Arendt became virtually a taboo figure in Israeli and Jewish circles.

Challenging the "curse" of .