The Modern Manipulation of Facts – Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt Discusses the phenomena of the modern form of lying in section IV of her work titled Truth in Politics. Throughout this post, I will discuss the difference between what she calls “the modern manipulation of fact” (308) and the “traditional lie” in politics. Furthermore, I will delve deeper into the consequences of this …

Arendt – Political Action and Plurality

For Arendt, there is something deeply wrong for her with political thought, and the history of political philosophy is the history of attempting to escape from essentially the political. For most of its history, western philosophy was neglected while being hostile to practical affairs and particularly to political affairs and the world of humans.     …