Thalia.de

In weniger als einer Minute mit dem Lesen beginnen. Sie haben noch keinen tolino eReader?

Responsibility and Judgment

Each of the books that Hannah Arendt published in her lifetime was unique, and to this day each continues to provoke fresh thought and interpretations. This was never more true than for Eichmann in Jerusalem, her account of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, where she first used the phrase "the banality of evil.” Her consternation over how a man who was neither a monster nor a demon could nevertheless be an agent of the most extreme evil evoked derision, outrage, and misunderstanding. The firestorm of controversy prompted Arendt to readdress fundamental questions and concerns about the nature of evil and the making of moral choices. Responsibility and Judgment gathers together unpublished writings from the last decade of Arendt's life, as she struggled to explicate the meaning of Eichmann in Jerusalem.
At the heart of this book is a profound ethical investigation, "Some Questions of Moral Philosophy”; in it Arendt confronts the inadequacy of traditional moral "truths” as standards to judge what we are capable of doing, and she examines anew our ability to distinguish good from evil and right from wrong. We see how Arendt comes to understand that alongside the radical evil she had addressed in earlier analyses of totalitarianism, there exists a more pernicious evil, independent of political ideology, whose execution is limitless when the perpetrator feels no remorse and can forget his acts as soon as they are committed.
Responsibility and Judgment is an essential work for understanding Arendt's conception of morality; it is also an indispensable investigation into some of the most troubling and important issues of our time.
From the Hardcover edition.
Portrait
Hannah Arendt was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1906, fled to Paris in 1933, and came to the United States after the outbreak of World War II. She was the editorial director of Schocken Books from 1946 to 1948. She taught at Berkeley, Princeton, the University of Chicago, and The New School for Social Research. Among her other books are The Human Condition, On Revolution, and Life of the Mind. Arendt died in 1975.From the Hardcover edition.
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt i
Seitenzahl 336, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 02.04.2009
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9780307544056
Verlag Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
eBook
17,49
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 42043156
    God Help the Child
    von Toni Morrison
    eBook
    8,49
  • 46329838
    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    von J. D. Vance
    eBook
    11,89
  • 40194768
    Colour Bar
    von Susan Williams
    eBook
    9,49
  • 44043204
    Hidden Figures
    von Margot Lee Shetterly
    eBook
    11,59
  • 28114519
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    eBook
    8,49
  • 45962526
    How to Be a Bawse
    von Lilly Singh
    eBook
    12,99
  • 33720177
    Get the Guy
    von Matthew Hussey
    eBook
    10,99
  • 51914084
    On Tyranny
    von Timothy Snyder
    eBook
    8,49
  • 42445311
    All the Light We Cannot See
    von Anthony Doerr
    eBook
    7,33
  • 40189975
    Thinking, Fast and Slow
    von Daniel Kahneman
    eBook
    9,49
  • 41814853
    Sapiens
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    eBook
    9,39
  • 38713794
    Lean In
    von Sheryl Sandberg
    eBook
    3,99 bisher 12,99
  • 46387313
    You Are a Badass
    von Jen Sincero
    eBook
    7,99
  • 26688984
    A Brief History Of Time
    von Stephen W. Hawking
    eBook
    8,49
  • 33111735
    Unorthodox
    von Deborah Feldman
    eBook
    10,99 bisher 17,49
  • 40310465
    The Girl You Left Behind
    von Jojo Moyes
    eBook
    6,99
  • 46346896
    Tools of Titans
    von Timothy Ferriss
    eBook
    12,99
  • 56035884
    Wars of the Roses
    von Conn Iggulden
    eBook
    12,99
  • 48975781
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    von Francesca Cavallo
    eBook
    12,99
  • 30958748
    The Power of Habit
    von Charles Duhigg
    eBook
    8,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Responsibility and Judgment

Responsibility and Judgment

von Hannah Arendt

eBook
17,49
+
=
Lion: A Long Way Home

Lion: A Long Way Home

von Saroo Brierley

eBook
8,49
+
=

für

25,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen