Hannah Arendt: A Reinterpretation of her Political Thought

Hannah Arendt: A Reinterpretation of her Political Thought

by Margaret Canovan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521477735

ISBN-13: 9780521477734

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Margaret Canovan argues in this book that much of the published work on Arendt has been flawed by serious misunderstandings, arising from a failure to see her work in its proper context. The author shows how such misunderstanding was possible, and offers a fundamental reinterpretation, drawing on Arendt's unpublished as well as her published work, which sheds new

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Overview

Margaret Canovan argues in this book that much of the published work on Arendt has been flawed by serious misunderstandings, arising from a failure to see her work in its proper context. The author shows how such misunderstanding was possible, and offers a fundamental reinterpretation, drawing on Arendt's unpublished as well as her published work, which sheds new light on most areas of her thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477734
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Origins of Totalitarianism; 3. 'Totalitarian Elements in Marxism'; 4. The Human Condition; 5. Morals and politics in a post-totalitarian age; 6. A new republicanism; 7. Philosophy and politics; 8. Conclusion.

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