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Kohn, Jerome

Overview
Works: 46 works in 206 publications in 8 languages and 4,511 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Compiler, Author, wat, Originator, Other
Classifications: JA79, 172
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerome Kohn
Responsibility and judgment by Hannah Arendt( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 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
Essays in understanding, 1930-1954 by Hannah Arendt( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 938 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 : twenty years later( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I: Political action and judgment. Hannah Arendt as a conservative thinker / Margaret Canovan ; Hannah Arendt on judgment : the unwritten doctrine of reason / Albrecht Wellmer ; The moral costs of political pluralism : the dilemmas of difference and equality in Arendt’s "Reflections on Little Rock" / James Bohman --<br>II: Ethics and the nature of evil. Socialization and institutional evil Larry May ; The commodification of values / Elizabeth M. Meade ; Did Hannah Arendt change her mind? : from radical evil to the banality of evil / Richard J. Bernstein ; Evil and plurality : Hannah Arendt’s way to The life of the mind, I / Jerome Kohn ; The banality of philosophy : Arendt on Heidegger and Eichmann / Dana R. Villa --<br>III: Self and world. Thinking about the self / Suzanne Duvall Jacobitti ; Novus ordo seclorum : the trial of (post) modernity or the tale of two revolutions / David Ingram ; The political dimension of the public world : on Hannah Arendt’s interpretation of Martin Heidegger / Jeffrey Andrew Barash ; Love and worldliness : Hannah Arendt’s reading of St. Augustine / Ronald Beiner --<br>IV: Gender and Jewishness. Women in dark times : Rahel Varnhagen, Rosa Luxemburg, Hannah Arendt, and me / Bat-Ami Bar On ; Hannah Arendt among feminists / Elizabeth Young-Bruehl ; Ethics in many different voices / Annette C. Baier
The Jewish writings by Hannah Arendt( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling brieven, krantenartikelen, recensies en andere korte geschriften van de joodse politiek filosofe (1906-1975)
The promise of politics by Hannah Arendt( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Arendt, politics has no "end"; instead, it has at times been - and perhaps can be again - the never-ending endeavor of the great plurality of human beings to live together and share the earth in mutually guaranteed freedom. That is the promise of politics."--Jacket
Responsabilité et jugement by Hannah Arendt( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre fait suite à "La philosophie de l'existence et autres essais". H. Arendt montre qu'il existe un mal plus pernicieux que le totalitarisme : indépendant de toute idéologie politique, il se révèle sans limite quand celui qui le perpétue n'éprouve aucun remords et oublie ses actes à mesure qu'il les commet. Les textes ici rassemblés permettent de mieux connaître sa conception de la morale
Qu'est-ce que la politique by Hannah Arendt( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "Le désir de se débarrasser de la politique est de plus en plus répandu. Il rend manifeste l'existence d'une crise, qui contraint à se demander : "qu'est-ce que la politique?". Voilà la question permanente de la pensée d'Hannah Arendt, posée face au choc de l'évènement totalitaire et au développement de nouveaux moyens d'anéantissement. La réponse est déployée dans ce livre à travers deux thèses : l'essence de la politique est la pluralité ; son sens est la liberté. Cet ouvrage nous invite à comprendre pourquoi la philosophie s'est toujours révélée incapable de penser l'action collective, afin de nous faire entrer progressivement dans la politique, c'est-à-dire dans la réalité des expériences qui la constituent."
Sokrates - Apologie der Pluralität Fröhliche Wissenschaft; 078 by Hannah Arendt( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Arendt dachte zeitlebens im Horizont Sokrates'. Schon in den amerikanischen Anfängen stellte sie den Lehrer Platons in den Mittelpunkt ihrer Versuche, ein politisch relevantes und persönlich haltbares Denken für die Moderne zu begründen. Meisterhaft entfaltet diese Vorlesung aus den 50er Jahren eine Apologie der menschlichen Pluralität. So wendet sich Arendt gegen die platonische Versuchung, der Relativität der möglichen Wahrheiten mit der absoluten Autorität eines wegweisenden Denkansatzes begegnen zu wollen. Entscheidend ist für Arendt der innere Dialog, den Sokrates philosophisch initiierte. Zudem hebt sie die Kommunikation unter Bürgern und Freunden hervor, die im Austausch der Meinungen gemeinsame Perspektiven der Weltgestaltung eröffnen könne. In den Erinnerungen "In Hannah Arendts Seminar" berichtet ihr letzter Assistent Jerome Kohn, wie sich entlang platonischer Texte das gemeinsame Nachdenken mit der Philosophin an der New School of Social Research gestaltete
Verantwoordelijkheid en oordeel by Hannah Arendt( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundeling van de overdenkingen van de Duitse filosofe (1906-1975) over het kwaad naar aanleiding van de reacties op haar verslag van het proces tegen Adolf Eichmann
Sokrates. Apologie der Pluralität by Hannah Arendt( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Arendt dachte zeitlebens im Horizont Sokrates'. Schon in den amerikanischen Anfängen stellte sie den Lehrer Platons in den Mittelpunkt ihrer Versuche, ein politisch relevantes und persönlich haltbares Denken für die Moderne zu begründen. Meisterhaft entfaltet diese Vorlesung aus den 50er Jahren eine Apologie der menschlichen Pluralität. So wendet sich Arendt gegen die platonische Versuchung, der Relativität der möglichen Wahrheiten mit der absoluten Autorität eines wegweisenden Denkansatzes begegnen zu wollen. Entscheidend ist für Arendt der innere Dialog, den Sokrates philosophisch initiierte. Zudem hebt sie die Kommunikation unter Bürgern und Freunden hervor, die im Austausch der Meinungen gemeinsame Perspektiven der Weltgestaltung eröffnen könne. In den Erinnerungen 'In Hannah Arendts Seminar' berichtet ihr letzter Assistent Jerome Kohn, wie sich entlang platonischer Texte das gemeinsame Nachdenken mit der Philosophin an der New School of Social Research gestaltete. (Quelle: www.buchhandel.de)
Responsabilità e giudizio by Hannah Arendt( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escritos judios by Hannah Arendt( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sus textos sobre la cuestión judía, que escribió a lo largo de más de treinta años, no son tanto unos ejemplos de las ideas políticas de Arendt, sino más bien el substrato de las experiencias a partir de las cuales estas ideas nacieron y se desarrollaron. Es en este sentido que su experiencia como judía es, literalmente, el fundamento de su pensamiento, aquello que lo alimentaba aun cuando no pensase en los judíos o en las cuestiones judías
Zur Eröffnung des Hannah-Arendt-Zentrums by Antonia Grunenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La philosophie de l'existence et autres essais by Hannah Arendt( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archivio Arendt by Hannah Arendt( Book )

in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between past and future; eight exercises in political thought by Hannah Arendt( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arendt describes the loss of meaning of the traditional key words of politics: justice, reason, responsibility, virtue, glory. Through a series of eight exercises, she shows how we can redistill once more the vital essence of these concepts
Responsibilidad y juicio by Hannah Arendt( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Arendt's centenary : political & philosophic perspectives( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promessa da política by Hannah Arendt( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking without banisters : essays in understanding, 1954-1975 by Hannah Arendt( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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콘, 제롬 1931-

コ-ン, J. 1931-

コーン, J

コーン, ジェローム

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Essays in understanding, 1930-1954Hannah Arendt : twenty years laterThe Jewish writingsThe promise of politicsEscritos judiosBetween past and future; eight exercises in political thoughtResponsibilidad y juicio