The Human Condition: Hannah Arendt (PHI4101.01)

Paul Voice

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was a major political theorist whose work has become increasingly influential in recent years. A student of Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers, her extensive writings cover such topics as the nature of power, the meaning of the political and the problem of totalitariansim. This seven-week course is a critical exploration of some of her major works, including The Origins of Totalitariansim, The Human Condition, and Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.

This course will be offered the first seven weeks of term.

Prerequisites: One course in social science, literature, languages, or the sciences.
Credits: 2
T 4:10pm-6:00pm;F 4:10pm-6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as All courses, First Seven Week, Two Credit, 4000, Philosophy, Paul Voice.