Arendt and Heidegger: The Fate of the Political

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Theodor Adorno once wrote an essay to "defend Bach against his devotees." In this book Dana Villa does the same for Hannah Arendt, whose sweeping reconceptualization of the nature and value of political action, he argues, has been covered over and domesticated by admirers (including critical theorists, communitarians, and participatory democrats) who had hoped to enlist her in their less radical philosophical or political projects. Against the prevailing "Aristotelian" interpretation of her work, Villa explores Arendt's ...

Arendt and Heidegger: The Fate of the Political 1995, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691044002

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Arendt and Heidegger: The Fate of the Political 1995, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691044019

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