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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Social Research
Course Number: GPOL 6686
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course will pursue a number of themes that are central to Arendt’s thinking including the human condition, labor, work, action, politics, power, thinking, willing and judging. We will roughly follow her intellectual development. Readings will include selections from The Jewish Writings, The Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition, On Revolution, Between Past and Future, Crises of the Republic, and The Life of the Mind.