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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), German-American political theorist.

Etymologies

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Arendt +‎ -ian

Examples

  • You know that in my own Arendtian way I am still on your side, despite my occasional outbursts of fury.

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  • You know that in my own Arendtian way I am still on your side, despite my occasional outbursts of fury.

    why do i even try

  • Once he had construed the book as a sort of philosophical autobiography, he turned to the sources of those "right terms" of hers and concluded that "there is an archaic basis to the Arendtian conception of mind, just as there was to her conception of politics," and, in addition, that there is a layer of Germanic "Hellenizing" between the archaic basis and The Life of the Mind.

    Exchange on Hannah Arendt

  • Again, we have in the reference to the "worldlessness" of instrumental calculation and its effects a unique Arendtian usage.

    amor mundi

  • Against this headlong rush into the Rule of Contract, under which citizens enjoy "an equality of rights," Pocock, in Arendtian (and Aristotelian) fashion, counterposes the discipline of republican virtue, through which citizens practice "an equality of rule."

    The American Scene

  • They managed to combine deep faith and disciplined social organizing - the kind Rudy Giuliani mocked at the Republican convention - with a Ghandian and a Hannah Arendtian understanding that power comes ultimately not from those who give orders but from those who obey them or replace them with a different, fairer order that grows from their own insistence on relationships of trust and democratic dialogue.

    TPMCafe

  • But that might be too Arendtian or Maslovian for our

    madisonian.net

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