Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy

Front Cover
University of Chicago Press, Sep 15, 1989 - Philosophy - 174 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
Hannah Arendt's last philosophical work was an intended three-part project entitled The Life of the Mind. Unfortunately, Arendt lived to complete only the first two parts, Thinking and Willing. Of the third, Judging, only the title page, with epigraphs from Cato and Goethe, was found after her death. As the titles suggest, Arendt conceived of her work as roughly parallel to the three Critiques of Immanuel Kant. In fact, while she began work on The Life of the Mind, Arendt lectured on "Kant's Political Philosophy," using the Critique of Judgment as her main text. The present volume brings Arendt's notes for these lectures together with other of her texts on the topic of judging and provides important clues to the likely direction of Arendt's thinking in this area.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - GalenWiley - LibraryThing

Hannah Arendt's last philosophical work was an intended three-part project entitled The Life of the Mind. Unfortunately, Arendt lived to complete only the first two parts, Thinking and Willing. Of the ... Read full review

Contents

Postscriptum to Thinking
3
Lectures on Kants Political Philosophy
7
Imagination
79
Hannah Arendt on Judging
89
Notes
157
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1989)

Ronald Beiner is professor of political science at the University of Toronto and the author of Political Judgment, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Bibliographic information