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The Cambridge companion to Hannah Arendt

Author: Dana Richard Villa
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This Companion examines the primary themes of Hannah Arendt's multi-faceted thought, from her theory of totalitarianism and her controversial idea of the 'banality of evil' to her classic studies of  Read more...


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Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Richard Villa
ISBN: 0521641985 9780521641982 0521645719 9780521645713 9781139000314 1139000314
OCLC Number: 43397121
Description: xvi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the development of Arendt's political thought / Dana Villa --
Arendt's theory of totalitarianism : a reassessment / Margaret Canovan --
Arendt and nationalism / Ronald Beiner --
Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem / Seyla Benhabib --
Arendt and the Holocaust / Mary G. Dietz --
Freedom : the priority of the political / Jerome Kohn --
Political action : its nature and advantages / George Kateb --
Arendt's Hellenism / J. Peter Euben --
Athens and Rome / Jacques Taminiaux --
Equality and elitism in Arendt / Hauke Brunkhorst --
Arendt's constitutional politics / Jeremy Waldron --
Arendt on revolution / Albrecht Wellmer --
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 companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Dana Villa.
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