The correspondence comprises a letter to Hannah Arendt in order to obtain a review copy of her book Eichmann in Jerusalem, and an internal memo on critical reactions to its publication.
Correspondence with Arendt, Hannah
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- ReferenceGB 1556 3000/9/1/82
- Dates of Creation23/04/1963 - 27/08/1963
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description2 items
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Johanna ‘Hannah’ Arendt, (1906-1975) was a US-American political philosopher of Jewish-German origin. She is widely considered as one of 20th century’s most influential intellectuals. She had emigrated to Paris in 1933 and later to New York. Her works The Origins of Totalitarism or Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil are classic writings of modern political philosophy. See Heuer, W., Hannah Arendt, Reinbek b. Hamburg, Rowohlt, 1987.