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Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World, Second Edition

Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World, Second Edition

By Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

Winner of the 1983 Alfred Harcourt Prize Award for Biography and Memoirs

“Both a personal and an intellectual biography . . . It represents biography at its best.”—Peter Berger, front page, The New York Times Book Review

“A story of surprising drama . . . . At last, we can see Arendt whole.”—Jim Miller, Newsweek

“Indispensable to anyone interested in the life, the thought, or . . . the example of Hannah Arendt.”—Mark Feeney, Boston Globe

This highly acclaimed, prize-winning biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book’s 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her subject’s life and achievement.

620 pages
Yale University Press, 2004
6.2 x 1 x 7.2 inches
ISBN 9780300105889
Biography, Philosophy 

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