The Promise of Politics


In The Promise of Politics, Hannah Arendt examines the conflict between philosophy and politics. In particular, she shows how the tradition of Western political thought, which extends from Plato and Aristotle to its culmination in Marx, failed to account for human action. The concluding section of the book, "Introduction into Politics," examines an issue that is as timely today as it was when Arendt first wrote about it fifty years ago-the modern prejudice against politics. When politics is considered as a means to an ...

The Promise of Politics 2007, Schocken Books Inc, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805212136

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The Promise of Politics 2005, Schocken Books Inc, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805242133