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Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) taught political science and philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York and the University of Chicago. Widely acclaimed as a brilliant and original thinker, her works include Eichmann in Jerusalem and The Human Condition. show more



Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) taught political science and philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York and the University of Chicago. Widely acclaimed as a brilliant and original thinker, her works include Eichmann in Jerusalem and The Human Condition.

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Birth date: October 14, 1906
Died: December 04, 1975
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markk
markk rated it 3 years ago
When I was in graduate school I read many books that shaped my understanding of historical events, but few did so as profoundly as Christopher Browning's Ordinary Men. By using a battalion of reservists as a case study, Browning showed the process by which men not motivated by ideology or hatred or ...
bobsburgers23
bobsburgers23 rated it 4 years ago
I read this book from the library but I wish I owned this book. So many good ideas in this little collection.
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 4 years ago
This wasn't what I'd hoped it would be, but I think the fault was probably my expectations rather than the book itself. I'm not much for philosophy; I much prefer history. I was hoping for a thorough, fact-driven analysis of the various totalitarian regimes throughout history, determining key charac...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it 4 years ago
A nice intro to the work of Hannah Arendt. I look forward to reading some of her books.
Mishell's Book Blog
Mishell's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
This book should be required reading for any citizen of the United States in 2017. Unless you're used to plowing through college-level texts at high speed, it could prove a bit challenging, but even if you only understand about 25% of what you're reading, that will still put you well ahead of th...
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