Ithaca and London, Cornell Univ Press: 2000
Edition: First Thus
Seller ID: 041606
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...