The Human Condition

by Hannah Arendt
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The Human Condition

Hannah Arendt devotes the third, fourth, and fifth chapters of The Human Condition respectively to labor, work, and action—the three fundamental human activities. Labor is the most basic activity...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2019, 8:00 am (UTC)

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The Human Condition

Hannah Arendt rejects the idea that positivism, which relies on empirical evidence to validate knowledge, can help people arrive at truth. She believes that a dogmatic application of what she...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2017, 11:19 am (UTC)

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The Human Condition

According to Arendt, an increase in the population leads to a blurring of the distinction between the political and the private, an important feature of the modern age. The political realm is the...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2019, 8:25 am (UTC)

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