Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism

Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism

by Hannah Arendt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805211863
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/07/2005
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 574,118
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Hannah Arendt was born in Hanover, Germany, 1906, fled to Paris in 1933, and came to the United States after the outbreak of World War II. She was editorial director of Schocken Books from 1946 to 1948. She taught at Berkeley, Princeton, the University of Chicago, and The New School for Social Research. Arendt died in 1975.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Jerome Kohn

•“What Remains? The Language Remains”: A Conversation with Günter Grass (1964)
•Augustine and Protestantism (1930)
•Philosophy and Sociology (1930)
•Søren Kierkegaard (1932)
•Friedrich von Gentz (1932)
•Berlin Salon (1932)
•On the Emancipation of Women (1933)
•Franz Kafka: A Revalulation (1944)
•Foreign Affairs in the Foreign-Language Press (1944)
•Approaches to the “German Problem” (1945)
•Organized Guilt and Universal Responsibility (1945)
•Nightmare and Flight (1945)
•Dilthey as Philosopher and Historian (1945)
•The Seeds of a Fascist International (1945)
•Christianity and Revolution (1945)
•Power Politics Triumphs (1945–46)
•No Longer and Not Yet (1946)
•What Is Existential Philosophy? (1946)
•French Existentialism (1946)
•The Ivory Tower of Common Sense (1946)
•The Image of Hell (1946)
The Nation (1946)
•Dedication to Karl Jaspers (1948)
•Rand School Lecture (1948)
•Religion and the Intellectuals (1950)
•Social Science Techniques and the Study of Concentration Camps (1950)
•The Aftermath of Nazi Rule: Report from Germany (1950)
•The Egg Speaks Up (1951)
•At Table with Hitler (1951)
•Mankind and Terror (1953)
•Understanding and Politics (The Difficulties of Understanding) (1954)
•On the Nature of Totalitarianism: An Essay in Understanding (1954)
•Heidegger the Fox (1953)
•Understanding Communism (1953)
•Religion and Politics (1953)
•The Ex-Communists (1953)
•An Reply to Eric Voegelin (1953)
•Dream and Nightmare (1954)
•Europe and the Atom Bomb (1954)
•The Threat of Conformism (1954)
•Concern with Politics in Recent European Philosophical Thought (1954)

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