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Hannah Arendt

Philosopher (14-Oct-1906 — 4-Dec-1975)


Steven E. Aschheim. Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem. University of California Press. 2001. 428pp.

Steven E. Aschheim. Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times. Indiana University Press. 2001. 134pp.

Dagmar Barnouw. Visible Spaces: Hannah Arendt and the German-Jewish Experience. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2000.

Seyla Benhabib. The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt. Rowman & Littlefield. 2003. 261pp.

Bernard J. Bergen. The Banality of Evil: Hannah Arendt and the Final Solution. Rowman & Littlefield. 1998. 169pp.

Richard J. Bernstein. Hannah Arendt and the Jewish Question. MIT Press. 1996. 251pp.

Leah Bradshaw. Acting and Thinking: The Political Thought of Hannah Arendt. University of Toronto Press. 1989. 162pp.

Carol Brightman (editor). Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy, 1949-1975. New York: Harcourt Brace. 1995. 412pp.

Craig Calhoun; John McGowan (editors). Hannah Arendt and the Meaning of Politics. University of Minnesota Press. 1997. 362pp.

Margaret Canovan. Hannah Arendt: A Reinterpretation of Her Political Thought. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 308pp.

Sylvie Courtine-Denamy. Translated by G. M. Goshgarian. Three Women in Dark Times: Edith Stein, Hannah Arendt, Simone Weil. Cornell University Press. 2000. 272pp.

Maurizio Passerin D'Entreves. The Political Philosophy of Hannah Arendt. London: Routledge. 1993. 224pp.

Lisa Jane Disch. Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Philosophy. Cornell University Press. 1995. 226pp.

Shiraz Dossa. The Public Realm and the Public Self: The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt. Laurier University Press. 1989. 154pp.

Ron H. Feldman. Hannah Arendt: The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age. New York: Grove Press. 1978. 288pp.

Mordechai Gordon. Hannah Arendt and Education: Renewing Our Common World. Westview Press. 2002. 274pp.

Eric B. Gorham. Theater of Politics: Hannah Arendt, Political Science and Higher Education. Rowman & Littlefield. 2000. 256pp.

Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb. Regions of Sorrow: Anxiety and Messianism in Hannah Arendt and W. H. Auden. Stanford University Press. 2003. 301pp.

Michael G. Gottsegen. The Political Thought of Hannah Arendt. State University of New York Press. 1993. 311pp.

Phillip Birger Hansen. Hannah Arendt: Politics, History and Citizenship. Stanford University Press. 1993. 266pp.

Cornelis Van Hattem. Superfluous People: A Reflection on Hannah Arendt and Evil. University Press of America. 2005. 200pp.

Melvyn A. Hill (editor). Hannah Arendt: The Recovery of the Public World. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1979. 362pp.

Bonnie Honig (editor). Feminist Interpretations of Hannah Arendt. Pennsylvania State University Press. 1995. 383pp.

Margaret Betz Hull. The Hidden Philosophy of Hannah Arendt. Curzon Press. 2002.

George Kateb. Hannah Arendt: Politics, Conscience, Evil. Rowman & Littlefield. 1984. 204pp.

Peter Graf Kielmansegg; Horst Mewes; Elisabeth Glaser-Schmidt (editors). Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss: German Émigrés and American Political Thought After World War II. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 220pp.

Richard H. King; Dan Stone (editors). Hannah Arendt and the Uses of History: Imperialism, Nation, Race, and Genocide. Berghahn Books. 2007. 282pp.

Lotte Kohler (editor). Translated by Peter Constantine. Within Four Walls: The Correspondence Between Hannah Arendt & Heinrich Blucher, 1936-1968. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Trade. 2000. 459pp.

Lotte Kohler; Hans Saner (editors). Hannah Arendt/Karl Jaspers: Correspondence, 1926-1969. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace. 1992.

Jerome Kohn; Larry May (editors). Hannah Arendt: Twenty Years Later. MIT Press. 1997. 392pp.

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Ross Guberman. Hannah Arendt. Columbia University Press. 2001. 320pp.

Anthony F. Lang. Hannah Arendt and International Relations: Readings Across the Lines. Palgrave Macmillan. 2005. 236pp.

Norma Claire Moruzzi. Speaking Through the Mask: Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Social Identity. Cornell University Press. 2000. 205pp.

Andrea Nye. Philosophia: The Thought of Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil and Hannah Arendt. London: Routledge. 1994. 256pp.

Mark J. Osiel. Mass Atrocity, Ordinary Evil, and Hannah Arendt: Criminal Consciousness in Argentina's Dirty War. Yale University Press. 2002. 256pp.

Robert C. Pirro. Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Tragedy. Northern Illinois University Press. 2000. 200pp.

Hanna Fenichel Pitkin. The Attack of the Blob: Hannah Arendt's Concept of the Social. University of Chicago Press. 1998. 374pp.

Norman Podhoretz. Ex-Friends: Falling Out with Allen Ginsberg, Lionel & Diana Trilling, Lillian Hellman, Hannah Arendt, and Norman Mailer. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. 1999. 244pp.

Jennifer Ring. Political Consequences of Thinking: Gender and Judaism in the Work of Hannah Arendt. State University of New York Press. 1997.

Jacob Robinson. And the Crooked Shall Be Made Straight: The Eichmann Trial, the Jewish Catastrophe and Hannah Arendt’s Narrative. New York: Macmillan. 1965. 406pp.

Barry Sharpe. Modesty and Arrogance in Judgement: Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jerusalem". Praeger. 1999. 192pp.

Jules Steinberg. Hannah Arendt on the Holocaust: A Study of the Suppression of Truth. Edwin Mellen Press. 2000. 284pp.

Gabriel Masooane Tlaba. Politics and Freedom: Human Will and Action in the Thought of Hannah Arendt. University Press of America. 1987. 224pp.

Dana Villa (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 320pp.

Dana Richard Villa. Politics, Philosophy, Terror: Essays on the Thought of Hannah Arendt. Princeton University Press. 1999. 269pp.

Garrath Williams. Hannah Arendt: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers. Routledge. 2006. (4 vols.) 1200pp.

Richard Wolin. Heidegger's Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas, and Herbert Marcuse. Princeton University Press. 2001. 276pp.

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl. Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World. Yale University Press. 2004. 620pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.19)

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  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.59)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.34)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.36)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.46)

  14. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.69-71)

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  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.194)

  18. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.30)

  19. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.22)

  20. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.7-8)

  21. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.114)

  22. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.29)

  23. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.25)

  24. Legends in Their Own Time (p.10)

  25. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.16)

  26. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.16)

  27. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.109)

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