The Life of the Mind

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981 - Philosophy - 521 pages
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The authorís final work, presented in a one-volume edition, is a rich, challenging analysis of manís mental activity, considered in terms of thinking, willing, and judging. Edited by Mary McCarthy; Indices.

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User Review  - Lindsay Moore - Goodreads

This book is very important and worth careful study. Arendt takes up where Kant's Critique of Pure Reason stops, showing how "reason" goes beyond conceptual knowledge. Knowing that Arendt was one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Samuel - Goodreads

Begriff- Reason. The German thought-experiments, fearsome in their density. The Raskol- sovereign trickster, white shaman, standing outside the community, representing it in the animal and planetary consuls, delivering their edicts. Read full review

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Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and original political thinkers. A prolific essayist and philosopher throughout her life, she studied philosophy at the University of Heidelberg under Karl Jaspers. She was University Professor of Political Philosophy in the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research for many years, as well as a Visiting Fellow of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. The Life of the Mind was first published in 1971.

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