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Mysteries of times of crisis: Hannah Arendt on morality under Nazism
The original inspiration of Hannah Arendt’s last work, The Life of the Mind, was the question of whether human thinking could help us resist evil. Arendt concluded that its answer was positive:Expand
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Atavistic Novelty: Questioning Hannah Arendt’s Understanding of Totalitarianism
ABSTRACT This article offers a critique of Hannah Arendt’s interpretation of totalitarianism as formulated in her magnum opus—The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951). It argues that, to comprehendExpand
The Self and History: Hannah Arendt and the Perplexities of Jewish Identity
Abstract:Her biography of the Berlin salonnière Rahel Varnhagen, Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess, was Hannah Arendt’s most systematic analysis of Jewish identity. Written in the 1930s, itExpand
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Evil in the Subtext: Reading Eichmann in Jerusalem as a Critique of Capitalism
Analysing the history of Nazism in his 1939 article, “The Jews and Europe,” the philosopher Max Horkheimer declared: “whoever is not willing to talk about capitalism should also keep quiet aboutExpand
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