The Portable Hannah Arendt (Paperback)
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A collection of writings by a groundbreaking political thinker
Although Hannah Arendt is considered one of the major contributors to social and political thought in the twentieth century, this is the first general anthology of her writings. This volume includes selections from her major works, including"The Origins of Totalitarianism," "Between Past and Future," "Men in Dark Times," "The Jew as Pariah," "and The Human Condition," as well as many shorter writings and letters. Sections include extracts from her work on fascism, Marxism, and totalitarianism; her treatment of work and labor; her writings on politics and ethics; and a section on truth and the role of the intellectual.
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About the Author
Hannnah Arendt (1906-1975) was for many years University Professor of Political Philosophy in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research and a Visiting Fellow of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. She is also the author of Eichmann in Jerusalem, On Revolution, and Between Past and Future (all available from Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics).
Peter Baehr teaches in the department of politics and sociology at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.