Hannah Arendt

[Revised entry by Maurizio Passerin d'Entreves on April 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) was one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth
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[Revised entry by Maurizio Passerin d'Entreves on April 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) was one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth century. Born into a German-Jewish family, she was forced to leave Germany in 1933 and lived in Paris for the next eight years, working for a number of Jewish refugee organisations. In 1941 she immigrated to the United States and soon became part of a lively intellectual circle in New York. She held a...

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