Category Archives: Hannah Arendt

Jessica Dubow, In Exile: Philosophy, Geography and Judaic Thought – Bloomsbury, November 2020

Jessica Dubow, In Exile: Philosophy, Geography and Judaic Thought – Bloomsbury, November 2020 In In Exile, Jessica Dubow situates exile in a new context in which it holds both critical capacity and political potential. She not only outlines the origin of … Continue reading

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Samantha Rose Hill, Hannah Arendt and the politics of truth – Open Democracy; and details of her book on Arendt – Reaktion, May 2021

Samantha Rose Hill, Hannah Arendt and the politics of truth – Open Democracy Her book Hannah Arendt is forthcoming with Reaktion in 2021 Hannah Arendt is one of the most renowned political thinkers of the twentieth century and her work … Continue reading

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Books received – Kristeva, Lévi-Strauss, Huffer, Palti, Löwith, Barthes, Stanek

Some books in recompense for review work from Columbia University Press, and a copy of Łukasz Stanek, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa and the Middle East in the Cold War, sent by the publisher.

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Video and audio recordings of Hannah Arendt

Samantha Rose Hill (@Samantharhill) shared these on Twitter – a really useful resource. UpdateL there is some useful discussion at Aphelis Recordings of Hannah Arendt: with Joachim Fest https://t.co/3sOLQtVzPC On Heidegger https://t.co/3myge0R7ZP On Brecht https://t.co/r7iHPVO0Pa On Power & Violence https://t.co/b3MPsHPUQkContinue reading

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Samantha Rose Hill, Where to start with Hannah Arendt’s work

People often ask me where they should start with Hannah Arendt's work. These are my most common suggestions. For those who want a taste before committing to the longer works: Politics: CrisesTheory: Between Past & FutureA sense of Arendt: Men … Continue reading

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In search of an Arendt (mis)quotation

Hannah Arendt’s work, especially The Origins of Totalitarianism, has been back in the news the last few years for obvious reasons. One quotation in particular seems to be especially pertinent. It reads: “One of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno’s correspondence on the legacy of Walter Benjamin

Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno’s correspondence on the legacy of Walter Benjamin – in the Los Angeles Review of Books, edited and translated by Susan H. Gillespie and Samantha Rose Hill THE 1967 CORRESPONDENCE between Hannah Arendt and Theodor … Continue reading

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Books received – Gabrys, Arendt, de Beauvoir, Prideaux, Brown, Milgram

Jennifer Gabrys, How to do Things with Sensors; Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future; Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex; Sue Prideaux, I am Dynamite! A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche; Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism; and Stanley Milgram, Obedience to Authority. Jennifer Gabrys’s … Continue reading

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Books received – Arendt, Bataille, Wahl

Some books recently bought second-hand – mainly by Hannah Arendt but also Bataille’s Eroticism and Jean Wahl, Esquisse pour une histoire de l’existentialisme. I’ve read most of the Arendt books before, but I’m teaching her again this year and so it’s helpful … Continue reading

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Books received – Wahl, Arendt, Foucault, Jaspers, Geroulanos, Bulpitt, Derrida, Gotman

A mix of books for teaching and the Foucault research – Jean Wahl, Introduction à la pensée de Heidegger; the Henri Corbin early translation of works by Heidegger; Hannah Arendt, On Violence; Foucault at the Movies; the French translation of Karl Jaspers’s book … Continue reading

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