Author:Courtine-Denamy, Sylvie; Goshgarian, G. M. [Translator]

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Three Women in Dark Times: Edith Stein, Hannah Arendt, Simone Weil (First English edition)

By: Courtine-Denamy, Sylvie; Goshgarian, G. M. [Translator]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ithaca and London, Cornell Univ Press: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041606

ISBN: 0801435722

Condition: Like New


First Thus. Two toned cloth. xi, 272pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.Courtine-Denamy (author of Hannah Arendt ) follows her subjects three women who were philosophers of Jewish descent from 1933 to 1943, exploring how they all attempted to address the issues confronting them. Condemned to exile, they sought not only to understand the horrible reality of the Nazi era, but to make peace with it. Stein (who died in Auschwitz in 1942) and Weil encouraged a stoic acceptance of necessity, while Arendt argued for the capacity for renewal and the need to fight against the banality of evil. ... View more info