June 1, 2019 § Leave a comment
‘To think critically is always to be hostile,” the
political philosopher Hannah Arendt declared in
what turned out to be her last interview before
her death in 1975. Pointing out that critical thought always challenges and undermines
established rules and conventional wisdom, she added: “Thinking itself is such a dangerous
May 11, 2019 § Leave a comment
What brought about her boycott in Israel was her interpretation of Eichmann and her characterization of the victims of the Shoah.