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The Cambridge companion to Hannah Arendt

Author: Dana Richard Villa
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This companion examines the primary themes of Hannah Arendt's political work, from her theory of totalitarianism and her controversial idea of the banality of evil to her classic studies of political action.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Richard Villa
ISBN: 9781139000314 1139000314
OCLC Number: 723454410
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
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Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 299 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / Dana R. Villa --
Totalitarianism and nationalism --
Arendt's theory of totalitarianism / Margaret Canovan --
Arendt and nationalism / Ronald Beiner --
Political evil and the Holocaust --
Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem / Seyla Benhabib --
Arendt and the Holocaust / Mary G. Dietz --
Freedom and political action --
Freedom / Jerome Kohn --
Political action / George Kateb --
Arendt and the ancients --
Arendt's Hellenism / J. Peter Euben --
Athens and Rome / Jacques Taminiaux --
Equality and elitism in Arendt / Hauke Brunkhorst --
Revolution and constitution --
Arendt's constitutional politics / Jeremy Waldron --
Arendt on revolution / Albrecht Wellmer --
Judgement, philosophy, and thinking --
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Arendt's theory of judgment / Maurizio Passerin D'entrèves --
Arendt on philosophy and politics / Frederick M. Dolan --
Arendt on thinking / Richard J. Bernstein.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Other Titles: Hannah Arendt
Responsibility: edited by Dana Villa.

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