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The Holocaust and the Intellectuals of the Fifties and Sixties

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

From 1945 to 1965, the Holocaust and the Nazi destruction of European Jewry came to occupy the attention of a small number of intellectuals whose work would have a significant impact on ... More


Naked Life; Arendt and the Exile at Colonus

Cecilia Sjöholm

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The philosophical readings of Sophocles, from Hegel to Irigaray, have largely stuck to the tragedies as isolated plots, looking at Antigone or King Oedipus in their own right. Oedipus at Colonus, in ... More


Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Steven Aschheim (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

For many years Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) has been the object of intense debate. After her bitter critiques of Zionism, which seemed to nullify her early involvement with that movement, and her ... More


Guilt versus Responsibility: A Reading and Partial Critique of Hannah Arendt

Iris Marion Young

in Responsibility for Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195392388
eISBN:
9780199866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explicates the distinction between guilt and responsibility as it appears in Hannah Arendt's essays, “Organized Guilt and Universal Responsibility” and “Collective Responsibility.” It ... More


A Generation's Response to Eichmann in Jerusalem

Cohen Richard I.

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

No single study of the Holocaust has come close to attracting the kind of public attention Eichmann in Jerusalem received. From its original publication in the New Yorker magazine in 1963 until ... More


The Grammar of Prudence: Arendt, Jaspers, and the Appraisal of Max Weber

Peter Baehr

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the exchange between Jaspers and Arendt over a problem — condensed in the name of Max Weber — that had first emerged specifically in their correspondence as early as January ... More


The Man in the Glass Booth: Hannah Arendt's Irony

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Specialist is inspired by Hannah Arendt's famous account of the trial Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. The Adolf Eichmann trial demonstrated how the experience of ... More


Exile Readings: Hannah Arendt's Library

Reinhard Laube

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the library of the philosopher and political thinker, Hannah Arendt (1906-1975). The library is a part of her literary effects that must first be ... More


“The Odium of Doubtfulness”: Or the Vicissitudes of Arendt’s Metaphorical Thinking

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

in Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Hannah Arendt’s study of the question of “style” in historiographical narration. It analyzes Arendt’s book, Origins of Totalitarianism, and determines her own style, while ... More


Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Patricia Owens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book studies war in the thought of one of the 20th-century's most important and original political thinkers, Hannah Arendt. Hannah Arendt's writing was fundamentally rooted in her understanding ... More


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