Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt
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Edward

The film provides an excellent portrait of Hannah Arendt's notion of the "banality of evil," the shear normalcy of evil in Western Society. Adolf Eichmann was a mediocre functionary who abandoned the will or ability to think about his part in the grand scheme of The Final Solution.

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Kevin

Great for history buffs! I've read a lot about the Eichmann trials and the global reactions to it, this film was a fascinating tale of Arendt's coverage of the trial and how it influenced her academic work.

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Nohra

Very interesting character. But it's just a point of view. It's important to consider others to better estimate hers.

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Deb

Interesting Philosopher! Amazing life story.

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Jeffrey

See also Vita Activa

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