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29 July 2018

Elizabeth Minnich – Opening Lecture


Talk | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists

Elizabeth Minnich is Distinguished Fellow at the Association of American Colleges & Universities. She received her PhD from the New School for Social Research in 1977. Her dissertation, “Philosophy, Democracy and Communication: A Study of John Dewey As Political Philosopher,” was supervised by Hannah Arendt and Richard Bernstein. She was Hannah Arendt’s teaching assistant in 1969-70, at the time when Arendt was defending her report on the trial of Adolf Eichmann (“The Engineer of the Nazi Final Solution”). This is where Arendt announced her controversial observation concerning the “the banality of evil.” In the years since then, Minnich has continued reflecting on, researching, and writing about evil, which culminates in her recent work The Evil of Banality.

Her publications include:

 

Location: DeelenHaus, Krämerstraße 8-10, Paderborn

 

All interested parties are welcome to attend!
General information: Libori Summer School 2018

DATE
29 July 2018

TIME
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

COSTS
none

PLACE
Deelenhaus
Krämerstraße 8-10
Paderborn, NRW 33098 Germany
 
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