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Action and Appearance Ethics and the Politics of Writing in Hannah Arendt

Anna. Yeatman Charles Barbour; Magdalena Zolkos


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  • Title:
    Action and Appearance Ethics and the Politics of Writing in Hannah Arendt
  • Author: Anna. Yeatman
  • Charles Barbour; Magdalena Zolkos
  • Description: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 Action and Appearance: An Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Recalling Arendt on Thinking; CHAPTER 3 Politics and Worldliness in the Thought of Hannah Arendt; CHAPTER 4 The Space of Appearance and the Space of Truth; CHAPTER 5 Daimon Appearances and the Heideggerian Influence in Arendt's Account of Political Action; CHAPTER 6 Individuality and Politics: Thinking with and beyond Hannah Arendt; CHAPTER 7 The Saving Power of Social Action: Arendt between Weber and Foucault
    CHAPTER 8 On Action: The Appearance of the LawCHAPTER 9 Ethics and the Vocation of Politics; CHAPTER 10 Individual Responsibility and Political Authority: Hannah Arendt at the Intersection of Moral and Political Philosophy; CHAPTER 11 The Miraculous Power of Forgiveness and the Promise; CHAPTER 12 Hannah Arendt's 'Comedy': Antisemitism as Synecdoche in The Origins of Totalitarianism; CHAPTER 13 'Never Seek to Tell Thy Love': Hannah Arendt and the Secret; CHAPTER 14 Arendt's Metamorphic Figurations in 'The Jew as Pariah'; Index
    Action and Appearance is a collection of essays that look into the crucial and complex link between action and appearance in Hannah Arendt's political thought. Contributed by respected scholars, the essays articulate around the following themes: the emergence of political action when questioning the nature of law, subjectivity and individuality; the relationship between ethics and politics; the nexus of (co-)appearance, thinking and truth; and Arendt's writing as action and appearance. For Arendt, action is a worldly, public phenomenon that requires the presence of others to have any effect. T
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing
  • Format: 1 online resource (233 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-08908-4;ISBN 9786613089083;ISBN 1-4411-3031-4
  • Subjects: Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975 -- Political and social views; Arendt, Hannah, --1906-1975 --Political and social views; Political science -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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