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Hannah Arendt
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Rahel Varnhagen: the life of a Jewess (1997 edition), Johns Hopkins Univ Pr


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Hannah Arendt
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Born: October 14, 1906

Died: December 4, 1975 (aged 69)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Historian

Bio: Johanna Hannah Arendt was a German American political theorist. She has often been described as a philosopher, although she refused that label on the grounds that philosophy is concerned with man in the singular. She described herself instead as a political theorist because her work centers on the fact that men, not Man, live on the earth and inhabit the world.

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