Mural of Hannah Arendt in Hanover, by graffitos BeneR1 and koarts, based on a photograph by Käthe Fürst
14 October 1906|
Linden, Prussian Hanover, German Empire
(present-day Hanover, Germany)
4 December 1975 (aged 69)|
New York Ceety, Unitit States
|Poleetical theory, modrenity, filosofie o history|
Johanna "Hannah" Arendt (German: [ˈaːʀənt]; 14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975) wis a German-born Jewish American poleetical theorist. Tho eften descrived as a filosofer, she rejectit that label on the grunds that filosofie is concerned wi "man in the singular" an instead descrived hersel as a poleetical theorist acause her wark centres on the fact that "men, nae Man, live on the yird an inhabit the warld."
She escaped Europe during the Holocaust, acomin 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 named in her honour.
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- Fry, Karin, "Arendt, Hannah" in Women-philosophers.com.
- "Arendt" entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Section 4
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