The Portable Hannah Arendt

The Portable Hannah Arendt

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By (author) Hannah Arendt

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 196mm x 28mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 25 September 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0142437565
  • ISBN 13: 9780142437568
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Sales rank: 40,728

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Although Hannah Arendt is considered one of the major contributors to social and political thought in the twentieth century, this is the first general anthology of her writings. This volume includes selections from her major works, including "The Origins of Totalitarianism", "Between Past and Future", "Men in Dark Times", "The Jew as Pariah", and "The Human Condition", as well as many shorter writings and letters. Sections include: extracts from her work on fascism, Marxism, and totalitarianism; her treatment of work and labour; her writings on politics and ethics; and, a section on truth and the role of the intellectual.

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Hannnah Arendt (1906-1975) was for many years University Professor of Political Philosophy in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research and a Visiting Fellow of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. She is also the author of Eichmann in Jerusalem, On Revolution, and Between Past and Future (all available from Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics). Peter Baehr teaches in the department of politics and sociology at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.