Hannah Arendt: Critical Essays

Hannah Arendt: Critical Essays

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ISBN-13: 9780791418543
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 02/28/1994
Series: SUNY Series in Political Theory: Contemporary Issues Series
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Lewis P. Hinchman is Associate Professor of Government at Clarkson University.

Sandra K. Hinchman is Associate Professor of Government at St. Lawrence University.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I. Totalitarianism and Evil

1. Is Totalitarianism a New Phenomenon? Reflections on Hannah Arendt's Origins of Totalitarianism
John L. Stanley

2. Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Evil
Berel Lang

3. Thinking and Moral Considerations: Socrates and Arendt's Eichmann
Joseph Beatty

Part II. Narrative and History

4. Explaining Dark Times: Hannah Arendt's Theory of Theory
David Luban

5. Hannah Arendt and the Redemptive Power of Narrative
Seyla Benhabib

Part III. The Public World and Personal Identity

6. Existentialism Politicized: Arendt's Debt to Jaspers
Lewis P. Hinchman and Sandra K. Hinchman

7. Politics as Culture: Hannah Arendt and the Public Realm
Margaret Canovan

Part IV. Action and Power

8. Hannah Arendt's Communications Concept of Power
Jürgen Habermas

9. Hannah Arendt and Feminist Politics
Mary G. Dietz

Part V. Justice, Equality, Democracy

10. Justice: On Relating Private and Public
Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

11. Hannah Arendt: Democracy and the Political
Sheldon S. Wolin

12. Hannah Arendt's Argument for Council Democracy
John F. Sitton

Part VI. Thinking and Judging

13. Reflections on Hannah Arendt's The Life of the Mind
Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

14. Judging in a World of Appearances: A Commentary on Hannah Arendt's Unwritten Finale
Ronald Beiner

Bibliography

Contributors

Index

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