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Hannah Arendt and the limits of philosophy

with a new preface

by Lisa Jane Disch

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arendt, Hannah.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.,
  • Democracy.,
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLisa Jane Disch.
    SeriesCornell paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC251.A74 D57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL978935M
    ISBN 100801483786
    LC Control Number96016196

      See Christopher Irwin, “Reading Hannah Arendt as a Biblical Thinker,” Sophia 54 (): The author presented this paper for the panel “What Philosophy Owes to Women,” hosted by the Gender Studies Institute (Trinity Western University) on International Women’s Day, March 8, Hannah Arendt was a renowned German-American philosopher and political theorist. She wrote numerous articles and 18 books that expressed her views, thoughts and opinions on totalitarianism on judging and thinking. Her thoughts, writings and work have had a great influence on political philosophy till this day.

      Disch, Lisa () Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Philosophy, Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Bernstein, Richard J. () Hannah Arendt and the Jewish Question, Cambridge: Polity Press. Responsibility and Judgment by Hannah Arendt. 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.

      (Potential readers of "The Human Condition" might want to contrast it with "The Embers and the Stars" by Erazim Kohak, who also constructs a philosophy out of the etymologies of Greek words, but not of social life, but of the environment and nature.)In short, Arendt's book is interesting reading for anyone involved in the world of work.5/5(5). political philosophy as conventionally understood: that is to say, offering political prescriptions backed up by philosophical argu- ments. Readers accustomed to that genre have tried to find something like it in The Human Condition, usually by stressing Arendt's account of the human capacity for action. Since the.


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Born into a German-Jewish family, she was forced to leave Germany in and lived in Paris for the next eight years, working for a number of Jewish refugee organisations.

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt: Document Type: Book: All Authors Hannah Arendt and the limits of philosophy book Contributors: Lisa Jane Disch. After the publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism inHannah Arendt undertook an investigation of Marxism, a subject that she had deliberately left out of her earlier work.

Her inquiry into Marx’s philosophy led her to a critical examination of the entire tradition of Western political thought, from its origins in Plato and Aristotle to its culmination and conclusion in Marx.

The. Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of ing to Arendt, the main goal of totalitarianism was total domination; namely, the virtual eradication of human.

Hannah Arendt was born Johanna Cohn Arendt in into a comfortable educated secular family of German Jews in Linden, Prussia (now a part of Hanover), in Wilhelmine family were merchants of Russian extraction from Königsberg, the East Prussian capital.

Arendt's grandparents were members of the Reform Jewish community there. Hannah's paternal Citizenship: German (–37), Stateless. Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Philosophy. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. In this new interpretation of the political writings of Hannah Arendt, Lisa Jane Disch focuses on an issue that remains central to today's debates in political philosophy and feminist theory: the relationship of experience to critical.

Synopsis Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. Lisa Jane Disch, "Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Philosophy".

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[Lisa Jane Disch] -- In this new interpretation of the political writings of Hannah Arendt, Lisa Jane Disch focuses on an issue that remains central to today's debates in.

This is an original and insightful book of philosophy that lives up to its lofty title. What Arendt deals with here is what politics should be about -- not manufactured wedge issues but the very way we live our lives.

The real strength of The Human Condition is how Arendt manages to escape the limits of conventional ideology. She doesn't easily /5. Films Hannah Arendt Yasemin Sari on a new film about a courageous thinker and her views on responsibility and the nature of evil.

This movie opens with two scenes. In the first, we see a man walking on a dark road suddenly being kidnapped. This is Adolf Eichmann, ex-SS officer, Nazi bureaucrat and one of the major organisers of the Holocaust, being captured in Buenos Aires.

Hannah Arendt is not one of them. She led a very interesting life, and the events in her life had a lot to do with her philosophy. Arendt wrote about totalitarianism, the human condition, and fundamental issues in political theory.

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According to Arendt, the main goal of totalitarianism was total domination; namely, the virtual eradication of human. New York Times SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, pg. "Book on Philosopher's Life Stirs Scholarly Debate Over Her Legacy" More on Arendt's relationship with Heidegger. By WILLIAM H. HONAN.

One of the gossipy curiosities of 20th-century philosophy is that Hannah Arendt, the German-born Jewish philosopher remembered for her fierce and unforgiving attacks on.

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Cambridge: Cambridge university Press, + 10 pp. David Arndt’s (Henceforth David A.) Arendt on the Political is an account of Hannah Arendt’s theory of politics. Instead of understanding politics from a philosophical perspective, we should choose to understand what the “nontheoretical .Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt's political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, Author: Michal Aharony.