Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt (Hannover, 1906 – New York, 1975) is a German-born American philosopher and political scientist.

She studied at the Universities of Marburg, Freiburg and Heidelberg, where she received her doctorate in 1928. After the Nazis came to power in 1933, she left Germany and since 1940 has lived in the United States. Among other things, she taught at the University of Chicago from 1963 to 1967. and at the New School for Social Research in New York, where she taught political philosophy. Arendt is world-renowned as one of the most important political philosophers of the twentieth century, and numerous books and articles she has written have had a lasting impact on political theory. Some of her most acclaimed works are We refugees (1943), The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951), The Human Condition (1958), Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1963) and Men in Dark Times (1968).

In 2017, the TIM press published a Croatian translation of Letters: 1925-1975 by Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger.


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