The Life of the Mind

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HMH, Mar 16, 1981 - Philosophy - 540 pages
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“A passionate, humane intelligence addressing itself to the fundamental problem of how the mind operates.” —Newsweek

The author’s final work, presented in a one-volume edition, is a rich, challenging analysis of man’s mental activity, considered in terms of thinking, willing, and judging. Edited by Mary McCarthy; Indices.

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THE LIFE OF THE MIND: Vol. I; Thinking. Vol. II; Willing

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This book may sound forbidding, but do not be dissuaded, for it is a majestic work of deep humility and earnestness, and radiant imagination. Since it consists of Arendt's Gifford Lectures (1973-74 ... Read full review


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Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) is considered one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Origins of Totalitarianism and the essay collection Men in Dark Times.

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