Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

Ada Ushpiz + Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt
Friday, September 30 th, 2016 at 00:09 am Dr. Joy Browne
Director (s):
Ada Ushpiz
Starring:
Alison Darcy
Genre:
Documentary
Theme:

The German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt caused an uproar in the 1960s by coining the subversive concept of the “Banality of Evil” when referring to the trial of Adolph Eichmann, which she covered for the New Yorker magazine. Her private life was no less controversial thanks to her early love affair with the renowned German philosopher and Nazi supporter Martin Heidegger.

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