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The human condition in the modern age

The human condition in the modern age

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century -- Sources.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 19th century -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn J. Donohue, Peter Katopes, Daniel Rosenberg, [editors].
    ContributionsDonohue, John J., 1956-, Katopes, Peter., Rosenberg, Daniel, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB428 .H86 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 524 p. ;
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL741355M
    ISBN 10078722751X
    LC Control Number97133254
    OCLC/WorldCa36893004

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Chapter VI The Vita Activa and the Modern Age Arendt argues for a tripartite division between the human activities of labor, work, and action. Moreover, she arranges these activities in an ascending hierarchy of importance, and identifies the overturning of this hierarchy as central to the eclipse of political freedom and responsibility which.

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Ignorance: the Human Condition In Plato’s book The Republic, the great philosopher Socrates states that “[All I know is that] I know nothing at all” (Plato ).In his poem “Traveling through the Dark” William Stafford reminds the reader that it is imposable to predict how our actions will affect the future.

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Introduction Prologue I. The Human Condition 1 Vita Activa and the Human Condition 2 The Term Vita Activa 3 Eternity versus Immortality II. The Public and the Private Realm 4 Man: A Social or a Political Animal 5 The Polis and the Household 6 The Rise of the Social 7 The Public Realm: The Common 8 The Private Realm: Property 9 The Social and the Private 10 The Location of Human Activities III.

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