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  • The Promise of Politicsby Hannah Arendt

    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...

  • Responsibility and Judgmentby Hannah Arendt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    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...

  • The Jewish Writingsby Hannah Arendt

    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...

  • Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954by Hannah Arendt

    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...

  • Hannah Arendt: The Last Interviewby Hannah Arendt

    Melville House 2013; US$ 15.95

    Arendt was one of the most important thinkers of her time, famous for her idea of "the banality of evil" which continues to provoke debate. This collection provides new and startling insight into Arendt's thoughts about Watergate and the nature of American politics, about totalitarianism and history, and her own experiences as an émigré. Hannah... more...

  • On Violenceby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1970; US$ 12.95

    An analysis of the nature, causes, and significance of violence in the second half of the twentieth century. Arendt also reexamines the relationship between war, politics, violence, and power. ?Incisive, deeply probing, written with clarity and grace, it provides an ideal framework for understanding the turbulence of our times?(Nation). Index. more...

  • Totalitarianismby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1968; US$ 13.99

    In the final volume, Arendt focuses on the two genuine forms of the totalitarian state in history-the dictatorships of Bolshevism after 1930 and of National Socialism after 1938. Index. more...

  • Antisemitismby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 14.95

    The first volume of Arendt?s celebrated three-part study of the philosophical origins of the totalitarian mind. This volume focuses on the rise of antisemitism in Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Index. more...

  • The Origins of Totalitarianismby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1973; US$ 19.00

    Hannah Arendt's definitive work on totalitarianism and an essential component of any study of twentieth-century political history   The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of World... more...

  • Men in Dark Timesby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1970; US$ 16.95

    Essays on Karl Jaspers, Rosa Luxemburg, Pope John XXIII, Isak Dinesen, Bertolt Brecht, Randall Jarrell, and others whose lives and work illuminated the early part of the century. Index. more...