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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 77–109.
Published: 01 February 2007
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Steven E. Aschheim Victor Klemperer, Hannah Arendt, and Gerhard Scholem were three formidable German Jewish intellectuals with radically different conceptions of German identity, liberalism, Marxism, Jewishness, and Zionism and who confronted the great crises of their times with greatly divergent...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
...James Phillips In “Truth and Politics” Hannah Arendt defends opinion against the judgment of the philosophical tradition. This defense risks misinterpretation as epistemologically nihilistic unless read in conjunction with Arendt's position on facts and acting in concert. What Arendt prizes...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Lotte Houwink ten Cate Abstract This article, based on unpublished materials from the Scholem Library at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the digitized Arendt Papers at the New School, New York, seeks to illuminate Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem’s long friendship, their exchange about...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2019
... for the world and one another. Today’s refugee crisis demonstrates that many of the problems that Hannah Arendt identified during the first half of the twentieth century are still with us. National security and the state of exception increasingly place refugees and migrants at the borders of international law...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Terence Holden Abstract Through a comparative analysis of their diagnosis of radical evil with the divergent ways in which Theodor W. Adorno and Hannah Arendt register and respond to the exhaustion of the modern regime of historicity, this article employs the terminology of historical anthropology...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 197–220.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Shmuel Lederman Abstract The article reexamines Hannah Arendt’s shift from “radical evil” in The Origins of Totalitarianism to “the banality of evil” in Eichmann in Jerusalem and subsequent writings. At the heart of this shift stands Arendt’s realization that she exaggerated the role of ideology...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Martin Jay In the various texts posthumously published in translation in 2017 as The Rigorism of Truth , Hans Blumenberg audaciously compared Sigmund Freud's Moses and Monotheism and Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem as efforts to debunk founding myths of Jewish identity. He accused both...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on cosmopolitanism. After a brief discussion of the predicate “citizen of the world,” this article turns to Hannah Arendt’s attribution of it to Karl Jaspers. It explores how Arendt’s related work helps us recast issues of patriotism and cosmopolitanism, get a more accurate picture of her complex view on locality...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 141–169.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Karen Pagani This article supplements the description of forgiveness in Hannah Arendt's Human Condition with an applied interpretation of love and respect, truth and opinion, and the importance of spectators or moral bystanders, as described in Between Past and Future, On Revolution, Eichmann...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 1–45.
Published: 01 February 2007
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Samuel Moyn This essay shows that Hannah Arendt was a theorist both of secularization as a process and of the secular as a goal of modern politics. It reconstructs these arguments in her corpus, especially On Revolution , and argues that this dimension of her work may have been a response to Carl...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 45–80.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mimi Howard Abstract This article provides a genealogy of Hannah Arendt’s treatment of political economy in the years prior to the publication of The Human Condition (1958). In the early 1950s her archival papers and diary entries display deep concern for a host of topics at the intersection...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 77–96.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Kimberly Maslin Hannah Arendt is sometimes described as humanizing Martin Heidegger; that is, she grounds Heideggerian concepts in a historically located body. Moreover, Dana Villa argues that rootlessness is Arendt's main project; it lies at the core of her explanation of the German genocide...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Michael Mack This essay both contributes to Hannah Arendt scholarship and attempts to understand the mentality of the perpetrators of the Nazi genocide. It does so by analyzing how Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem grew out of her effort to come to terms with the particular and unprecedented aspects...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Martin Blumenthal-Barby Metaphors, Hannah Arendt contends, link the unknowable with the knowable, the supersensuous with the sensuous—a carrying over or linguistic “transference” much in line with the Greek metapherein (to transfer). In her monumental The Origins of Totalitarianism , the unknowable...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...John Griffith Urang This reading of Alexander Kluge's Abschied von gestern (Anita G.) ( Yesterday Girl , 1966) highlights the central themes of pregnancy and childbirth in the film. Through Hannah Arendt's concept of natality, Urang suggests points of connection between the film's scenario...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 75–93.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Alexandra Tacke In abstract and sometimes deliberately alienating treatments of archival material, Eyal Sivan and Rony Brauman's Specialist (1999) and Romuald Karmakar's Himmler Project (2000) engage in impressive reconcretizations of Hannah Arendt's concept of the “banality of evil.” Both...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the grounds for refusing it. The Destruction of the Human Even to suppose that there might be something exemplary about the suffer­ ings of the Muselmänner requires a wider frame of reference. In her book on J. M. Bernstein 35 its origins Hannah Arendt...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 61–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 1991 . Necessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin, and Scholem . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Anidjar Gil . 2002 . “Our Place in al-Andalus”: Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Arendt...