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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...

  • Eichmann in Jerusalemby Hannah Arendt

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crises of the Republicby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1972; US$ 14.99

    A collection of studies in which Arendt, from the standpoint of a political philosopher, views the crises of the 1960s and early 1970s as challenges to the american form of government. Index. more...

  • Imperialismby Hannah Arendt

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1968; US$ 14.99

    This middle volume focuses on the curious and cruel epoch of declining European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. 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...