Hannah Arendt (Hannover, Germany, 1906 - New York, 1975). German political theorist, Arendt is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Disciple of Husserl and Heidegger, Karl Jaspers protected and incorporated in New York since 1941, following the German occupation of France, his intellectual activity consciously divided between philosophy and political theory, coming to acquire a solid reputation both in Europe and in the United States. Author, among other works, The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) and The Human Condition (1969) two fundamental works on the power, authority, and totalitarianism men. Professor at the Universities of Berkeley, Princeton, Columbia and Chicago; research director of the Conference on Jewish Relations (1944-1946), and contributor to various journals as Review of politics and Jewish Social Studies, Hannah Arendt spent his last years practicing teaching at the New School for Social Research.
In Paidós Editions published The Human Condition, From history to the action, what is the political ?, the life of the spirit, Conference on Kant's political philosophy, the occult tradition and a review of Jewish history.