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Arendt and Republicanism: Richard H. King’s *Arendt And America*

By John Burt This is the third entry in the Arendt And America series. Check these links for the previous entries: Introduction, Part One, Part Two, and Part Three.http://people.brandeis.edu/%7Eburt/Richard H. King’s Arendt in America is such a thorough, thoughtful, clear-sighted, and balanced treatment of Hannah Arendt’s thirty-four year engagement with American politics, culture, thought and society that it is hard to single out which of its strains of argument demand the most attention. King shows how, even as she shared many common European prejudices about the United States, Arendt nevertheless saw in America a tradition of practical republicanism of considerable Read more