Bibliography & Reading Suggestions

Primary Texts:

Hannah Arendt, The Life of the Mind: Volume Two, Willing (1974/1978).  Please focus on Chapter 4 (“Conclusions”), pp. 149-219 of Volume 2 of the 1978 edition.

Hannah Arendt, “Some Questions of Moral Philosophy,” in Hannah Arendt, “Responsibility and Judgment”, New York, 2003.

Secondary Texts:

Seyla Benhabib, The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1996; reissued with a new Introduction and Afterward (New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003).

Simona Forti, New demons. Rethinking Power and Evil Today, Stanford U.P. 2015

Bonnie Honig, “Arendt, Identity and Difference,” Political Theory, 16, no. 1 (1988): 77-99.

George Kateb,  Hannah Arendt: Politics, Conscience, Evil (New Jersey: Rowman and Allanheld, 1984)

Dana Villa, “Beyond Good and Evil: Arendt, Nietzsche and the Aestheticizaton of Political Action,” Political Theory, 20, no. 2 (1992): 274-309.

Dana Villa, Arendt and Heidegger. The Fate of the Political (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996).

Sheldon S. Wolin, “Hannah Arendt and the Ordinance of Time,” Socail Research, Vol. 44(1) (Spring 1977), p. 91-105.

Linda Zerilli, “‘We Feel Our Freedom’: Imagination and Judgment in the Thought of Hannah Arendt,” Political Theory 33, No. 2 (April 2005): 158-88.