Hannah Arendt

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Hannah Arendt
Mural of Hannah Arendt in Hanover, by graffitos BeneR1 and koarts, based on a photograph by Käthe Fürst
Born14 October 1906(1906-10-14)
Linden, Prussian Hanover, German Empire
(present-day Hanover, Germany)
Dee'd4 December 1975(1975-12-04) (aged 69)
New York Ceety, Unitit States
Alma mater
Era20t-century philosophy
RegionWastren philosophy
Main interests
Poleetical theory, modrenity, philosophy o history
Notable ideas

Johanna "Hannah" Arendt[5] (German: [ˈaːʀənt];[6] 14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975) wis a German-born Jewish American poleetical theorist. Tho aft descrieved as a philsopher, she rejectit that label on the grunds that philosophy is concerned wi "man in the singular" an insteid descrieved hersel as a poleetical theorist acause her wark centres on the fact that "men, nae Man, live on the yird an inhabit the warld."[7]

She escaped Europe durin the Holocaust, becomin an American ceetizen. Her warks deal wi the naitur o pouer an the subjects o politics, direct democracy, authority, an totalitarianism. The Hannah Arendt Prize is cried in her honour.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wayne Allen, "Hannah Arendt: Existential Phenomenology and Political Freedom", Philosophy & Social Criticism, July 1982, 9(2), pp. 170–190.
  2. Patricia Bowen-Moore, Hannah Arendt’s Philosophy of Natality, Springer, 1989, p. 119; Julia Kristeva, Hannah Arendt: Life is a Narrative, University of Toronto Press, 2001, p. 48.
  3. Fry, Karin, "Arendt, Hannah" in Women-philosophers.com.
  4. "Arendt" entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Section 4
  5. Kelsey Wood (Pulaski Technical College). "Hannah Arendt bio at Literary Encyclopedia". Litencyc.com. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  6. "Arendt". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  7. Arendt, Hannah. The Human Condition. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1998.