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Hannah Arendt : for love of the world

Author: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new Preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book's 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her subject's life and achievement."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
ISBN: 0300105886 9780300105889
OCLC Number: 56653832
Notes: Previous edition: 1982.
Description: liii, 563 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: For love of the world
Hannah Arendt, for love of the world
Responsibility: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl.

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"This biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new Preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book's 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her subject's life and achievement."--Jacket.

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"Both a personal and an intellectual biography... It represents biography at its best." - Peter Berger, The New York Times Book Review"

 
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