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HANNAH ARENDT
Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

Edited by Gar rath Williams

Volume II Arendt and Political Philosophy

O Routledge
g^^ Taylor &. Francis Croup LONDON AND NEW YORK

CONTENTS

VOLUME II ARENDT AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY


Acknowledgements Introduction
PART 6

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Zionism Nationalism and Republicanism 19 Hannah Arendt: Jerusalem or America? The foundation of political community
CRISTINA SANCHEZ MUNOZ

7 30

20 Hannah Arendt's way to America


WOLFGANG HEUER

PART 7

Rights and States 21 Is there an Arendtian case for the nation state?
MARGARET CANOVAN

43 45

22 A new guarantee on earth: human dignity and the politics of human rights
JEFFREY C. ISAAC

65

CONTENTS PART 8

Democracy 23 Arendt and representative democracy


GEORGE KATEB

93 95 130 155

24 Oases in the desert: Hannah Arendt on democratic politics


JEFFREY C. ISAAC

25 Hannah Arendt: democracy and the political


SHELDON S. WOLIN

PART 9

Revolution 26 Hannah Arendt on revolution


E. J. HOBSBAWN

171 173

27 The pathos of novelty: Hannah Arendt's image of freedom in the modern world
JAMES MILLER

180

28 Declarations of independence: Arendt and Derrida on the problem of founding a republic


BONNIE HONIG

202

PART 10

Controversies: Little Rock and Eichmann in Jerusalem 29 American dilemmas, European experiences
RICHARD H. KING

225 227 244

30 Hannah Arendt and the Eichmann trial


HANS MOMMSEN

31 Between justice and politics: the competition of storytellers in the Eichmann trial
LEORA BILSKY

273

32 Eichmann in Jerusalem: an interview with Peter Wyss on the book by Hannah Arendt
KARL JASPERS

299

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33 Crimes against humanity: Hannah Arendt and the Nuremburg debates


ROBERT FINE

308

PART 11

Feminist Reflections 34 Excerpts from 'Conditions for work': the common world of women
ADRIENNE RICH

329 331 337 348

35 The feminism of Hannah Arendt


ANN M. LANE

36 Hannah Arendt: feminini generis


URSULA LUDZ

37 Toward an agonistic feminism: Hannah Arendt and the politics of identity


BONNIE HONIG

358

38 Refiguring the Jewish question: Arendt, Proust, and the politics of sexuality
MORRIS B. KAPLAN

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