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Hannah Arendt

On Violence

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An analysis of the nature, causes, and significance of violence in the second half of the twentieth century. Arendt also reexamines the relationship between war, politics, violence, and power. “Incisive, deeply probing, written with clarity and grace, it provides an ideal framework for understanding the turbulence of our times”(Nation). Index.
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    evajiselhas quoted6 months ago
    THESE REFLECTIONS were provoked by the events and debates of the last few years as seen against the background of the twentieth century, which has become indeed, as Lenin predicted, a century of wars and revolutions, hence a century of that violence which is currently believed to be their common denominator.
    Ana S. Arangohas quoted2 years ago
    economic systems, political philosophies, and corpora juris serve and extend the war system, not vice versa
    Ana S. Arangohas quoted2 years ago
    the revolution of technology, a revolution in toolmaking, was especially marked in warfare.

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