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Arendt, Hannah 1906-1975

Works: 1,942 works in 6,610 publications in 26 languages and 138,239 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies  Records and correspondence  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Originator, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker, Honoree, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Contributor, Other, Performer
Classifications: JC251.A74, 301
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The origins of totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt( Book )
331 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 5,395 libraries worldwide
Antisemitism -- Imperialism -- Totalitarianism
Eichmann in Jerusalem; a report on the banality of evil by Hannah Arendt( Book )
172 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,000 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
The human condition by Hannah Arendt( Book )
218 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,778 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
On revolution by Hannah Arendt( Book )
210 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,694 libraries worldwide
Tracing the gradual evolution of revolutions, Arendt predicts the changing relationship between war and revolution and the crucial role such combustive movements will play in the future of international relations. She looks at the principles which underlie all revolutions, starting with the first great examples in America and France, and showing how both the theory and practice of revolution have since developed. Finally, she foresees the changing relationship between war and revolution and the crucial changes in international relations, with revolution becoming the key tactic
Illuminations by Walter Benjamin( Book )
64 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 2,270 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
Between past and future; eight exercises in political thought by Hannah Arendt( Book )
136 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
The life of the mind by Hannah Arendt( Book )
101 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,970 libraries worldwide
Includes chapters on Plato, Socrates, Thomas Aquinas, and Nietzsche
On violence by Hannah Arendt( Book )
30 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,910 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
Men in dark times by Hannah Arendt( Book )
82 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,878 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."
Crises of the Republic : Lying in politics ; Civil disobedience ; On violence ; Thoughts on politics and revolution by Hannah Arendt( Book )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 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.--From publisher description
Responsibility and judgment by Hannah Arendt( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,223 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."--BOOK JACKET
Rahel Varnhagen : the life of a Jewess by Hannah Arendt( Book )
111 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Born in 1771, the daughter of a Jewish merchant, Rahel Varnhagen would come to host one of the most prominent salons of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This book portrays her as a woman who met and corresponded with some of the most celebrated figures of her time
Between past and future, six exercises in political thought by Hannah Arendt( Book )
31 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Essays examining the effect on political and social thought of the western world's break with the Graeco-Roman tradition
Lectures on Kant's political philosophy by Hannah Arendt( Book )
27 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Essays in understanding, 1930-1954 by Hannah Arendt( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 898 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 884 libraries worldwide
Love and Saint Augustine by Hannah Arendt( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 865 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
The Jew as pariah : Jewish identity and politics in the modern age by Hannah Arendt( Book )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Thinking by Hannah Arendt( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Beschouwingen van de Duitse filosofe en politicologe (1906-1975) waarin zij het denken en het gebrek aan denken tracht te verklaren
Rahel Varnhagen, the life of a Jewish woman by Hannah Arendt( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 684 libraries worldwide
The life of a Jewish intellectual and romantic, in Germany, 1771-1833
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Arend, Chana 1906-1975
Arendt-Blücher, Hannah 1906-1975
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Ārint, Hānā 1906-1975
Blücher, Hannah 1906-1975
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Hannah Arendt
Schlemihl, Peter 1906-1975
Арендт, Ханна, 1906-1975
ארנדט, חנה
ארנדט, חנה 1906-1975
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