Hannah Arendt is widely considered one of the most important
thinkers of the twentieth century. The University of Chicago Press
also publishes her Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy
and Love and Saint Augustine, as well as The
Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem.
Margaret Canovan is an English political theorist who has
published widely on Arendt. Her books include The People and
Hannah Arendt: A Reinterpretation of Her Political Thought.
Danielle Allen is James Bryant Conant University Professor at
Harvard University, and Director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra
Center for Ethics and the author, most recently, of Cuz: The
Life and Times of Michael A.
"A great work of the mind and the imagination. . . . Arendt has done even more to prise open our oyster minds than she did in The Origins of Totalitarianism."--Philip Toynbee "Guardian "