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Arendt, Hannah 1906-1975

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The origins of totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt( Book )

411 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 5,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the rise of antisemitism in Central and Western European Jewish history in the 19th century, European colonial imperialism from 1884 to World War I, and the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements and governments
The human condition by Hannah Arendt( Book )

320 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 4,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then--diminishing human agency and political freedom, the paradox that as human powers increase through technological and humanistic inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions--continue to confront us today. This new edition, published to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of its original publication, contains an improved and expanded index and a new introduction by noted Arendt scholar Margaret Canovan which incisively analyzes the book's argument and examines its present relevance. A classic in political and social theory, The Human condition is a work that has proved both timeless and perpetually timely
Eichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evil by Hannah Arendt( Book )

184 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 that arose over her book
On revolution by Hannah Arendt( Book )

247 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution is among the most recent of all major political phenomena. To analyze and interpret its meaning Dr. Arendt turns back to the first great examples: the American and the French. How was it possible for the first to accomplish its objectives under the control and guidance of the men who started it, while the second foundered in impotence and terror so that the onlookers came to believe that revolution must of necessity devour its own children? How could a Robespierre substitute an irresistible and anonymous stream of violence for the free and deliberate actions of men? What basic difference between the two made the French Revolution, with its emphasis on historical necessity, the apparently inescapable model for later revolutions in Russia and China--and them in turn models for later uprisings? What has happened to the ideal of freedom as the end and justification of revolution? What has happened to foundation--the novus ordo saeclorum? With her characteristic originality and brilliance of analysis, Dr. Arendt traces back to their beginnings the principles that underlie these great events, principles that contain the answers to these questions and throw light upon the present and the future. Finally, she advances a daring proposal for restoring the revolutionary virtues and eliminating the evils of mass society--a means of reconciling equality with authority and of restoring public happiness and public freedom to the people.--From book jacket
On violence by Hannah Arendt( Book )

124 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an article in the "New York Review of Books" devoted mainly to refutation of the ideas of Sorel, Pareto, Fanon and others on the use of violence in a democratic system
Illuminations by Walter Benjamin( Book )

81 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century. Illuminations includes Benjamin's views on Kafka, with whom he felt the closest personal affinity, his studies on Baudelaire and Proust (both of whom he translated), his essays on Leskov and on Brecht's Epic Theater. Also included are his penetrating study on "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," an illuminating discussion of translation as a literary mode, and his thesis on the philosophy of history. Hannah Arendt selected the essays for this volume and prefaces them with a substantial, admirably informed introduction that presents Benjamin's personality and intellectual development, as well as his work and his life in dark times. - Publisher
Men in dark times by Hannah Arendt( Book )

78 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays which present portraits of individuals ranging from Rosa Luxemburg to Pope John XXIII who the author believes have illuminated "dark times."
The life of the mind by Hannah Arendt( Book )

69 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on Plato, Socrates, Thomas Aquinas, and Nietzsche
Between past and future; eight exercises in political thought by Hannah Arendt( Book )

92 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arendt describes the perplexing crises modern society faces as a result of the loss of meaning of the traditional key words of politics: justice, reason, responsibility, virtue, and glory."--Cover
Crises of the Republic : Lying in politics ; Civil disobedience ; On violence ; Thoughts on politics and revolution by Hannah Arendt( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and French and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this stimulating collection of studies, Dr. Arendt, from the standpoint of a political philosopher, views the crises of the 1960s and early '70s as challenges to the American form of government. The book begins with "Lying in Politics," a penetrating analysis of the Pentagon Papers that deals with the role of image-making and public relations in politics. "Civil Disobedience" examines the various opposition movements from the Freedom Riders to the war resisters and the segregationists. "Thoughts on Politics and Revolution," cast in the form of an interview, contains a commentary to the author's theses in "On Violence." Through the connected essays, Dr. Arendt examines, defines, and clarifies the concerns of the American citizen of the time.--
Lectures on Kant's political philosophy by Hannah Arendt( Book )

57 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Arendt's last philosophical work was an intended three-part project entitled 'The Life of the Mind'. Unfortunately, Arendt lived to complete only the first two parts, 'Thinking' and 'Willing'. Of the third, 'Judging', only the title page, with epigraphs from Cato and Goethe, was found after her death. As the title suggests, Arendt conceived of her work roughly parallel to the three 'Critiques' of Immanuel Kant. In fact, while she began work on 'The Life of the Mind', Arendt lectured an 'Kant's Political Philosophy', using the 'Critique of Judgment' as her main text. The present volume brings Arendt's notes for these lectures together with other of her texts on the topic of judging and provides important clues to the likely direction of Arendt's thinking in this area. --
Love and Saint Augustine by Hannah Arendt( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 and stained copy to New York. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, as she was completing or reworking her most influential studies of political life, Arendt was simultaneously annotating and revising her dissertation on Augustine, amplifying its argument with terms and concepts she was using in her political works of the same period. The dissertation became a bridge over which Arendt traveled back and forth between 1929 Heidelberg and 1960s New York, carrying with her Augustine's question about the possibility of social life in an age of rapid political and moral change."--Jacket
Responsibility and judgment by Hannah Arendt( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the heart of this book is a profound ethical investigation. "Some Questions of Moral Philosophy": in it Arendt confronts the inadequacy of traditional moral "truths" as standards to judge what we are capable of doing, and she examines anew our ability to distinguish good from evil and right from wrong. We see how Arendt comes to understand that alongside the radical evil she had addressed in earlier analyses of totalitarianism, there exists a more pernicious evil, independent of political ideology, whose execution is limitless when the perpetrator feels no remorse and can forget his acts as soon as they are committed." "Responsibility and Judgment is an essential work for understanding Arendt's conception of morality: it is also an indispensable investigation into some of the most troubling and important issues of our time."--Jacket
Between past and future : six exercises in political thought by Hannah Arendt( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays examining the effect on political and social thought of the western world's break with the Graeco-Roman tradition
Essays in understanding, 1930-1954 by Hannah Arendt( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few thinkers have tackled the political horrors and complexities of this century with the insight and passionate intellectual integrity of Hannah Arendt. A philosophic champion of human freedom, she was among the first to draw the now-evident parallel between Nazism and Bolshevism and to identify totalitarianism as a threat inherent to the modern world. Jerome Kohn, Arendt's longtime assistant, has compiled, edited, and annotated her manuscripts for publication, beginning with some of her earliest published work and including essays on Augustine, Rilke, Kierkegaard, and figures of the nineteenth-century "Berlin Salon"; the loyalties of immigrant groups within the United States; the unification or "federation" of Europe; "the German problem"; religion, politics, and intellectual life; the dangers of isolation and careerism in American society; the logical consequences of "scientific" theories of Nature and History; the terror that was the organizing principle of both the Nazi and the Communist states. Two seminal essays have never before been published in complete form: "On the Nature of Totalitarianism: An Essay in Understanding" (1953) and "Concern with Politics in Recent European Philosophical Thought" (1954)
Hannah Arendt, the recovery of the public world( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jew as pariah : Jewish identity and politics in the modern age by Hannah Arendt( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introduction by Feldman (p. 15-52), "The Jew as Pariah: The Case of Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)", discusses her life and writings, including her views regarding antisemitism in the 19th-20th centuries. Pp. 240-279 contain material on the controversy over Arendt's book "Eichmann in Jerusalem"--Exchanges between her and the scholars Gershom Scholem and Walter Laqueur stating their objections to her views, along with her responses
Rahel Varnhagen, the life of a Jewish woman by Hannah Arendt( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a Jewish intellectual and romantic, in Germany, 1771-1833
Thinking by Hannah Arendt( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willing by Hannah Arendt( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The human conditionEichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evilOn revolutionOn violenceIlluminationsMen in dark timesThe life of the mindBetween past and future; eight exercises in political thought
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Schlemihl, Peter 1906-1975

Schlemihl, Peter, 196-1975

Χάνα Άρεντ

Арендт Х.

Арендт Х. 1906-1975

Арендт Ханна

Арендт, Ханна, 1906-1975

Ганна Арендт

Хана Аренд

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ארנדט, חנה

ארנדט, חנה 1906-1975

ארנט, חנה, 1906-1975

חנה ארנדט סופרת יהודייה גרמנייה

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هانا آرنت فیلسوف و نظریه‌پرداز سیاسی آلمانی

ھانا ئارێنت

हाना आरेंट

হানা আরেন্ট

ਹੰਨਾਹ ਆਰੰਜ਼

ฮันนา อาเรินท์ นักทฤษฎีการเมืองชาวยิว-อเมริกัน

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아렌트, H 1906-1975

아렌트, 한나 1906-1975

한나 아렌트

ア-レント, ハンナ 1906-1975

アーレント, H

アーレント, ハナ

アーレント, ハナ 1906-1975

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アーレント, ハンナ 1906-1975

ハンナ・アーレント 哲学者、思想家

阿伦特, 汉娜

阿伦特, 汉娜 1906-1975

汉娜·阿伦特 犹太裔美国政治理论家

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