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- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 18.00
Hannah Arendt began her scholarly career with an exploration of Saint Augustine's concept of caritas , or neighborly love, written under the direction of Karl Jaspers and the influence of Martin Heidegger. After her German academic life came to a halt in 1933, Arendt carried her dissertation into exile in France, and years later took the same battered... 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...