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Hannah Arendt- Crisis of Republic Arendt- German-Jewish political thinker, belong to university formed by Jewish exiles, philosopher- concept of love with Socrates, stateless person-went to France then to US- didn’t belong anywhere, associate with paradox of nation-state and human rights o what determines if u have these right? – paradox- by being human- virgil have these right; paradox of human rights you have if you belong to nation-state, when you don’t belong to state that’s when you need it the most o evil- meaning of it is very loosely- something bad but intentionality (actor who is bringing about a certain type of state of affairs) bad; corrupt, malovence with meaning o Intentionality o Arendt- evil is not substance- what if there is not substance to evil? o Arendt- evil is the inability to think; the ability to think relates to the ability to judge EX: Wansee conference- normalcy & rationality – evil b/c so banal Action- how much role does intentionality play in action
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