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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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