Das römische Gespräch in a new key : Hannah Arendt, genocide, and the defense of republican civilization
Title: Das römische Gespräch in a new key : Hannah Arendt, genocide, and the defense of republican civilization
Author: MOSES, A. Dirk
Citation: Journal of Modern History, 2013, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 867-913
This essay provides a historiography of Western civilization and the history of twentieth-century intellectual life to consider the writings of German-American political theorist Hannah Arendt. It explores the influence on classical writers of Rome and their theories of the Republic onto Arendt's writings and philosophies of modern politics. Topics explored include human rights and the Holocaust, fascism and totalitarianism, and Arendt's book "The Origins of Totalitarianism."
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