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Thinking in dark times

Hannah Arendt on ethics and politics

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arendt, Hannah, -- 1906-1975 -- Political and social views,
  • Political ethics,
  • Political science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Roger Berkowitz, Jeffrey Katz, and Thomas Keenan.
    ContributionsBerkowitz, Roger, 1968-, Katz, Jeffrey., Keenan, Thomas, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC251.A74 B47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23971327M
    ISBN 109780823230754, 9780823230761
    LC Control Number2009027934

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The book also discusses thinking, which is vital to understanding Arendt's philosophy. Thinking for Arendt is a particular activity -- one that she places on the highest pedestal.

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This book focuses on how, against the professionalized discourses of theory, Arendt insists on the greater political importance of the ordinary activity of thinking. Arendt was no stranger to hard times. A German-born Jew who studied philosophy with Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers, she fled the Nazi menace for the United States in In Men in Dark Times, published in during another time of upheaval, she briefly considers mental escapism as a method of surviving a turbulent world and decides Author: Sanjana Rajagopal.

Hannah Arendt is one of the most important political theorists of the twentieth century. In her works, she grappled with the dark events of that century, probing the nature of power, authority, and evil, and seeking to confront totalitarian horrors on their own terms.

This book focuses on how, against the professionalized discourses of theory, Arendt insists on the greater political. Hannah Arendt was born Johanna Cohn Arendt in into Thinking in dark times book comfortable educated secular family of German Jews in Linden, Prussia (now a part of Hanover), in Wilhelmine family were merchants of Russian extraction from Königsberg, the East Prussian capital.

Arendt's grandparents were members of the Reform Jewish community there. Hannah's paternal Citizenship: German (–37), Stateless. This introductory chapter begins with a brief review of Hannah Arendt's works, including Men in Dark Times where she responds to what she calls the light of the public that obscures everything; and The Origins of Totalitarianism, where she examines the roots of totalitarianism in rootlessness, loneliness, and thoughtlessness.

It argues that for Arendt, what is needed in Author: Roger Berkowitz. Thinking in Dark Times Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics (Book): Hannah Arendt is one of the most important political theorists of the twentieth century. In her works, she grappled with the dark events of that century, probing the nature of power, authority, and evil, and seeking to confront totalitarian horrors on their own terms.

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Introduction: Thinking in dark times / Roger Berkowitz --Politics --Reflections on antisemitism / Christopher Hitchens --Fiction as poison / George Kateb --A discriminating politics / Uday Mehta --Hannah Arendt's political engagements / Seyla Benhabib.

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I put six questions to Roger Berkowitz, a professor at Bard and academic director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Ethical and Political Thinking, about issues. About Hannah Arendt on Educational Thinking and Practice in Dark Times. In her renowned and provocative essay, The Crisis in Education, Hannah Arendt observed that a 'crisis becomes a disaster only when we respond to it with preformed judgements, that is, with prejudices'.Taken as a whole, Arendt's work provides an enduring provocation to think and to.

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