Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) taught political science and philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York and the University of Chicago. Widely acclaimed as a brilliant and original thinker, her works include Eichmann in Jerusalem and The Human Condition.
One of the best books ever written.
Everyone who is currently nauseated or confused at the state of our world affairs, every student of history should be forced to read this book.
THis is short work, really just an essay but it is both simplistic and powerful in its' discussion of Violence and its role in mans affairs.
Hannah Arendt is n American philosopher whose most famous work is probably "Eichman in Jeruselem". Read morePublished 8 months ago by Gary E. Thorn
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)was one of those rare people whose clear thinking could penetrate the vague nonsense and "academic bafflegap" that political liars and media gurus pass as... Read morePublished 20 months ago by James E. Egolf
This was a really great work of political theory by Arendt. It explores violence, mostly through the lens of the 1960s when she was writing this book. Read morePublished on August 9, 2011 by Lindsey Peterson
Arendt's long essay/short book "On Violence" notes that war has become unglamorous and ineffective as a political force, yet it remains because we have not found an adequate... Read morePublished on May 29, 2008 by Theodore J. Remington
The irony of viewing the natural need of men (and increasingly, women) to view power as dominance over rather than as a part of a coooperative spirit toward mutual goals is the... Read morePublished on June 5, 2003 by Patricia B. Ross
The most simple questions are the hardest to answer so we leave them to people like Hannah Arendt. Here she writes about the difference between violence in the hands of the state... Read morePublished on May 7, 2003 by "jenniferadgoa"