Hannah Arendt: the Last Interview

Hannah Arendt: the Last Interview

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"There are no dangerous thoughts for the simple reason that thinking itself is such a dangerous enterprise."
--Hannah Arendt In these interviews--including her final interview given in October 1973, in the midst of Watergate and the Yom Kippur War--Hannah Arendt discusses politics, war, protest movements, the Eichmann trial, Jewish identity, and language with the incisiveness and courage that always set her apart.

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 138 x 206 x 12mm | 158.76g
  • Melville House Publishing
  • BrooklynUnited States
  • English
  • 1612193110
  • 9781612193113
  • 176,736

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"We are still living in Hannah Arendt's world... It is hard to name a thinker of the twentieth century more sought after as a guide to the dilemmas of the twenty-first." --Adam Kirsch, "The New Yorker "" " "The combination of tremendous intellectual power with great common sense makes Miss Arendt's insight into history and politics seem both amazing and obvious." --Mary McCarthy "[Arendt] took responsibility for observing the inhuman uses of power and for summoning her generation to judgment and action." --Samantha Power, " The New York Review of Books"

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About Hannah Arendt

HANNAH ARENDT (1906-1975) was one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century. She fled Europe for the United States in 1941 and spent her career as a professor at a number of American universities, including the New School for Social Research and University of Chicago. She is best known for her books "The Origins of Totalitarianism" and "Eichmann in Jerusalem."

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