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By Anna Yeatman, Charles Barbour, Phillip Hansen, Magdalena Zolkos

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Motion and visual appeal is a set of essays that look at the an important and complicated hyperlink among motion and visual appeal in Hannah Arendt's political inspiration. Contributed by means of revered students, the essays articulate round the following issues: the emergence of political motion while wondering the character of legislation, subjectivity and individuality; the connection among ethics and politics; the nexus of (co-)appearance, considering and fact; and Arendt's writing as motion and visual appeal. For Arendt, motion is a cosmopolitan, public phenomenon that calls for the presence of others to have any influence. consequently, to behave is greater than to make a decision because it is usually to seem. a lot has been stated approximately Arendt's concept of motion, yet little awareness has been paid to her method of visual appeal as is finished during this quantity. motion and visual appeal explores either Arendt's accepted texts and formerly unpublished or lately rediscovered texts to problem the validated readings of her paintings. including to proven debates, it is going to be a special source to a person attracted to Hannah Arendt, political concept, political thought, and political philosophy.

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Motion and visual appeal is a suite of essays that check out the the most important and complicated hyperlink among motion and visual appeal in Hannah Arendt's political inspiration. Contributed via revered students, the essays articulate round the following issues: the emergence of political motion while wondering the character of legislation, subjectivity and individuality; the connection among ethics and politics; the nexus of (co-)appearance, considering and fact; and Arendt's writing as motion and visual appeal.

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Macpherson, C. B. 1976. Humanist democracy and elusive Marxism. Canadian Journal of Political Science 9 (3): 423–30. Merleau-Ponty, Maurice. 1964. L’Œil et l’Esprit. Paris: Gallimard. —. 1968. The visible and the invisible. Trans. A. Lingis. Evanston: Northwestern University Press. Nietzsche, Friedrich. 1967. The will to power. Ed. Walter Kaufmann and trans. Walter Kaufmann and R. J. Hollingdale. New York: Random House. —. 1997. Twilight of the idols. Trans. Richard Polt and intro. Tracy Strong.

Arendt writes: ‘Closely connected with his doubt about the validity of persuasion is Plato’s furious denunciation of doxa, opinion, which not only runs like a red thread through his political works but became one of the cornerstones of his concept of truth. Platonic truth, even when doxa is not mentioned, is always understood as the very opposite of opinion’ (2005: 7–8). Yet in Arendt’s judgement, ‘the opposition of truth and opinion was certainly the most anti-Socratic conclusion that Plato drew from Socrates’ trial’.

1994. Essays in understanding, 1930–1954. Ed. J. Kohn. New York: Harcourt Brace. Benhabib, Seyla. 2003. The reluctant modernism of Hannah Arendt. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Bernstein, Richard J. 1996. Hannah Arendt and the Jewish question. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. Brunkhorst, Hauke. 2004.

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