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Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World / Edition 2
     

Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World / Edition 2

by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
 

ISBN-10: 0300105886

ISBN-13: 9780300105889

Pub. Date: 09/06/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

This highly acclaimed, prize-winning biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book’s 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her

Overview

This highly acclaimed, prize-winning biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book’s 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her subject’s life and achievement.

Praise for the earlier edition:

“Both a personal and an intellectual biography . . . It represents biography at its best.”—Peter Berger, front page, The New York Times Book Review

“A story of surprising drama . . . . At last, we can see Arendt whole.”—Jim Miller, Newsweek
“Indispensable to anyone interested in the life, the thought, or . . . the example of Hannah Arendt.”—Mark Feeney, Boston Globe

“An adventure story that moves from pre-Nazi Germany to fame in the United States, and . . . a study of the influences that shaped a sharp political awareness.”—Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch

Cover drawing by David Schorr

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300105889
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/06/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition; New Preface
Pages:
620
Sales rank:
274,054
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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