Thinking in dark times : Hannah Arendt on ethics and politics /

Hannah Arendt is one of the most important political theorists of the 20th century. This book focuses on how, against the professionalized discourses of theory, Arendt insists on the greater political importance of the ordinary activity of thinking.

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Other Authors: Berkowitz, Roger, 1968-, Katz, Jeffrey., Keenan, Thomas, 1959-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 2010.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Thinking in dark times / Roger Berkowitz
  • Politics
  • Reflections on antisemitism / Christopher Hitchens
  • Fiction as poison / George Kateb
  • A discriminating politics / Uday Mehta
  • Hannah Arendt's political engagements / Seyla Benhabib
  • What does it mean to think about politics? / Mark Antaki
  • Lying and politics
  • A lying world order : political deception and the threat of totalitarianism / Peg Birmingham
  • Lying and history / Cathy Caruth
  • Citizenship
  • The experience of action / Patchen Markell
  • Dissent in dark times : Hannah Arendt on civil disobedience and constitutional patriotism / Verity Smith
  • Promising and civil disobedience : Arendt's political modernism / J.M. Bernstein
  • Evil and Eichmann in Jerusalem
  • Is evil banal? : a misleading question / Richard J. Bernstein
  • Banality and cleverness : Eichmann in Jerusalem revisited / Peter Baehr
  • Judging the events of our time / Jennifer L. Culbert
  • Arendt's banality of evil thesis and the Arab-Israeli conflict / Yaron Ezrahi
  • Judaism and cosmopolitanism
  • Liberating the pariah : politics, the Jews, and Hannah Arendt / Leon Botstein
  • Hannah Arendt's Jewish experience : thinking, acting, judging / Jerome Kohn
  • The pariah as rebel : Hannah Arendt's Jewish writings / Ron H. Feldman
  • Hannah Arendt's Jewish identity / Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
  • Jewish to the core / Suzanne Vromen
  • Thinking in dark times
  • Thinking big in dark times / Drucilla Cornell
  • Crimes of action, crimes of thought : Arendt on reconciliation, forgiveness, and judgment / Shai Lavi
  • Solitude and the activity of thinking / Roger Berkowitz
  • Sites of memory
  • Exile readings : Hannah Arendt's library / Reinhard Laube
  • Remembering Hannah : an interview with Jack Blum / Roger Berkowitz
  • My Hannah Arendt project / Shy Abady.