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The Human Condition

John Kekes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588886
eISBN:
9780191595448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a response to the growing disenchantment in the Western world with contemporary life. It provides rationally justified answers to questions about the meaning of life, the basis of ... More


Hannah Arendt and Political Theory: Challenging the Tradition

Steve Buckler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639021
eISBN:
9780748652853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hannah Arendt's work has been noted for its unorthodox and eclectic style. This book aims to show that her unusual approach in fact reflects a consistent and distinctive conception of, and way of ... More


Theorising Political Action: The Human Condition

Steve Buckler

in Hannah Arendt and Political Theory: Challenging the Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639021
eISBN:
9780748652853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639021.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Despite the ambition that is implied in the title The Human Condition, it is hardly surprising that Arendt does not offer a comprehensive and definitive theoretical account of human nature; the ... More


Totalitarianism, Modernity, and the Tradition

Dana R. Villa

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/9780520220560.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

To what extent does Hannah Arendt view totalitarianism as a distinctively modern phenomenon, one that reveals essential aspects of our time? What is the connection between her conception of ... More


Care and Concern: Arendt with Winnicott

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines “things” in Hannah Arendt's work in relation to D. W. Winnicott's object relations. Hoping to generate a lexicon for a political theory of public things, it analyzes Arendt's ... More


The Global Condition: Conquerors, Catastrophes, and Community

William Hardy McNeill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174143
eISBN:
9781400885107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174143.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

William Hardy McNeill is known for his ability to portray the grand sweep of history. This book is a classic work for understanding the grand sweep of world history in brief compass. Now with a new ... More


Hannah Arendt: Place, World, and Earthly Nature

Peter F. Cannavò

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Peter F. Cannavò argues that Hannah Arendt,in developing her concept of the human artifice – a world or second nature created through work and action – also articulates the value of place. Arendt ... More


Apologist or Critic?: On Arendt's Relation to Heidegger

Dana R. Villa

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/9780520220560.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The fact that Hannah Arendt was Martin Heidegger's student was never a secret. Nor was his philosophy's influence upon her analysis of totalitarianism and her thinking about politics. What was a ... More


The Political Meaning of Landscape (Through the Lens of Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition)

Bernard Debarbieux and Carlo Salzani

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the transformations currently experienced by the contemporary status of landscape in European societies. It derives heavily from Hannah Arendt’s “The Human ... More


An Interview with Raymundo Maqliano Filho

Cláudia Perrone-Moisés

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

As the former President of Bovespa, the Brazilian stock exchange, Raymundo Magliano Filho established model programs in corporate social responsibility that establish Brazil for how to imagine a ... More


The First Skeptic: Hannah Arendt and the Danger of Victim Testimony

Sonali Chakravarti

in Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hannah Arendt’s theoretical writings, particularly in The Human Condition and On Revolution, provide a rich foundation for thinking about the political significance of victim testimony. Most ... More


Hannah Arendt: Democracy and the Political

Sheldon S. Wolin

Nicholas Xenos (ed.)

in Fugitive Democracy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691133645
eISBN:
9781400883424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133645.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the origins of the antidemocratic strain in Hannah Arendt's thought, tracing it from its beginnings in her classic study of totalitarianism to its apogee in her next major work, ... More


Risks, Responsibilities, andSide Effects: Arendt, Beck, and the Politics of Acting into Nature

Mick Smith

in Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670284
eISBN:
9781452947136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses Hannah Arendt’s book The Human Condition, which focuses on the ethical and political question of “Who are we?” According to Arendt, “who we are” is a question that concerns ... More


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