Das römische Gespräch in a New Key: Hannah Arendt, Genocide, and the Defense of Republican Civilization*

  title={Das r{\"o}mische Gespr{\"a}ch in a New Key: Hannah Arendt, Genocide, and the Defense of Republican Civilization*},
  author={A. Dirk Moses},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={867 - 913}
  • A. Moses
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
All too often, the reputations of political thinkers mirror the fortunes of the state systems that invoke their names. Marxism fell out of favor as the Cold War wound down, replaced by liberal renderings of Hegel marketing the “end of history” or by postliberal alternatives ranging from antihistoricist melancholia to skepticism about modernity and the unipolar world order. The intellectual reorientation demanded by this seismic geopolitical and ideological shift also revived the corpses of half… Expand
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  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
  • 1958
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