Why read Hannah Arendt now /

Recently there has been an extraordinary international revival of interest in Hannah Arendt. She was extremely perceptive about the dark tendencies in contemporary life that continue to plague us. She developed a concept of politics and public freedom that serves as a critical standard for judging w...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bernstein, Richard J. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, 2018.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Statelessness and refugees
  • The right to have rights
  • Loyal opposition : Arendt's critique of Zionism
  • Racism and segregation
  • The banality of evil
  • Truth, politics and lying
  • Plurality, politics, and public freedom
  • The American Revolution and the revolutionary spirit
  • Personal and political responsibility.