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- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
Hannah Arendt?s authoritative report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann includes further factual material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt?s postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
After the publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951, Hannah Arendt undertook an investigation of Marxism, a subject that she had deliberately left out of her earlier work. Her inquiry into Marx?s philosophy led her to a critical examination of the entire tradition of Western political thought, from its origins in Plato and Aristotle to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
Each of the books that Hannah Arendt published in her lifetime was unique, and to this day each continues to provoke fresh thought and interpretations. This was never more true than for Eichmann in Jerusalem, her account of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, where she first used the phrase ?the banality of evil.? Her consternation over how a man who was... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.50
Although Hannah Arendt is not primarily known as a Jewish thinker, she probably wrote more about Jewish issues than any other topic. When she was in her mid-twenties and still living in Germany, Arendt wrote about the history of German Jews as a people living in a land that was not their own. In 1933, at the age of twenty-six, she fled to France, where... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 21.00
Few thinkers have addressed the political horrors and ethical complexities of the twentieth century with the insight and passionate intellectual integrity of Hannah Arendt. She was irresistible drawn to the activity of understanding, in an effort to endow historic, political, and cultural events with meaning. Essays in Understanding assembles many... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Hannah Arendt's authoritative and controversial report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in the New Yorker in 1963. This revised edition of Eichmann in Jerusalem contains further factual material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript commenting on the controversy... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1991; US$ 150.00
Lessing was a playwright, scholar, poet, archeologist, philosopher, and critic. His genius is evident in the works collected in this volume, which includes the comedy Minna von Barnhelm, the tragedy Emilia, Galotti, Nathan the Wise, The Jews (and related correspondence), Ernst and Falk: Conversations for the Freemasons, and selections from philosophical... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 19.72
Hauptbeschreibung Am Beispiel mehrerer SED-Funktionärsbiographien aus Halle/Saale analysiert Hirschinger in seiner Studie die Fälschung antifaschistischer Biographien, die in der DDR im Sinne von Identitätsstiftung und kommunistischer Traditionspflege eingesetzt wurden. Darüber hinaus zeigt der Autor auf, wie Repräsentanten PDS-naher Antifa-Verbände... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99
The Idea of the Public Sphere offers a wide-ranging, accessible, and easy-to-use introduction to one of the most influential ideas in modern social and political thought, tracing its development from the origins of modern democracy in the Eighteenth Century to present day debates. This book brings key texts by the leading contributors in the field... more...