Hannah Arendt And Martin Heidegger: History Of A Love

Paperback | July 17, 2017

byAntonia GrunenbergTranslated byPeg Birmingham, Kristina Lebedeva

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How could Hannah Arendt, a German Jew who fled Germany in 1931, have reconciled with Martin Heidegger, whom she knew had joined and actively participated in the Nazi Party? In this remarkable biography, Antonia Grunenberg tells how the relationship between Arendt and Heidegger embraced both love and thought and made their passions inseparable, both philosophically and romantically. Grunenberg recounts how the history between Arendt and Heidegger is entwined with the history of the twentieth century with its breaks, catastrophes, and crises. Against the violent backdrop of the last century, she details their complicated and often fissured relationship as well as their intense commitments to thinking.

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How could Hannah Arendt, a German Jew who fled Germany in 1931, have reconciled with Martin Heidegger, whom she knew had joined and actively participated in the Nazi Party? In this remarkable biography, Antonia Grunenberg tells how the relationship between Arendt and Heidegger embraced both love and thought and made their passions inse...

Antonia Grunenberg is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg.Peg Birmingham is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. She is author of Hannah Arendt and Human Rights: The Predicament of Common Responsibility (IUP), editor (with Philippe van Haute) of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 17, 2017Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Peg Birmingham
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the English Translation
Introduction
1. World Out of Joint, or How the Revolution in Philosophy Began
2. Life's Transformation, or the Sudden Eruption of Love into Life
3. The Failure of the German-Jewish Symbiosis, or Friends Becoming Enemies
4. Heidegger absconditus, or the Discovery of America
5. The Break in Tradition and a New Beginning, or Arendt and Heidegger in Counterpoint
6. Amor mundi, or Thinking the World after the Catastrophe
Chronology
Index