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On Love and Tyranny

The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt

Ann Heberlein Alice Menzies



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Pushkin Press
31 August 2021
Hannah Arendt dedicated her life to thinking through the most fundamental and difficult of human problems: totalitarianism, exile, the nature of love and the moral problem of evil. But these were not only philosophical concerns for Arendt - they were also personal.

In this immersive new biography, Ann Heberlein shows how Arendt's groundbreaking work was intimately formed by turbulence in both the wider world and her own personal experience. Tracing Arendt's flight from Hitler's Germany and then occupied France, as well as the intensity of her friendships and loves, On Love and Tyranny develops a sharply detailed, complex portrait of Arendt as an involved witness to the crises of her time and an essential thinker for all time.
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Imprint:   Pushkin Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 135mm, 
ISBN:   9781782276098
ISBN 10:   1782276092
Pages:   320
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Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ann Heberlein is the bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including A Little Book on Evil, A Good Life, and the autobiographical I Don't Want to Die, I Just Don't Want to Live. In 2018, she debuted as a fiction writer with the novel Everything Is Going to Be All Right. Heberlein has researched and taught at the Department of Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University and at the Faculty of Theology, Lund University.

Reviews for On Love and Tyranny: The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt

Heberlein's strength is that her observations are so concrete, so pregnant, that she makes us understand * Dagens Nyheter *

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