Synopses & Reviews
The authors final work, presented in a one-volume edition, is a rich, challenging analysis of mans mental activity, considered in terms of thinking, willing, and judging. Edited by Mary McCarthy; Indices.
About the Author
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and original political thinkers. A prolific essayist and philosopher throughout her life, she studied philosophy at the University of Heidelberg under Karl Jaspers. She was University Professor of Political Philosophy in the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research for many years, as well as a Visiting Fellow of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. The Life of the Mind was first published in 1971.