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Title Hannah Arendt and the limits of total domination : the holocaust, plurality, and resistance / by Michal Aharony
Published New York : Routledge, 2015
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Series Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 100
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 100
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 A Theoretical Account of Hannah Arendt's Conception of "Total Domination"; 2 Hannah Arendt's Sources: The Public Discourse about the Concentration Camps, 1943-1947; 3 Witnessing; 4 The Process of Dehumanization; 5 Resisting Dehumanization; 6 Resisting Dehumanization-The Case of the Sonderkommando; 7 Total Domination Reconsidered-Between Theory and Human Experience; Conclusion: Arendt against Arendt; Bibliography; Index
Summary Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt's political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt's understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal of totalitarianism was total domination; namely, the virtual eradication of human legality, morality, individuality, and plurality. This attempt, in her view, was most fully realized in the concentration camps, which served as the major ""laboratories"" for the regime. While Arendt focused on the per
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Subject Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Totalitarianism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
Totalitarianism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134457898
9781134457892