Joanna V. Scott on Arendt as a Modernist Writer
In the following two-part video, Professor Joanna V. Scott discusses Arendt as a modernist writer, and explores the ways existentialist philosophy, and the New York intellectual circles in which Arendts traveled, affected Arendt as a thinker and writer.
Watch part one of the video here:
Professor Joanna V. Scott, a professor of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University, and a Scholar of Political Theory including medieval thought and the modern political theory of Hannah Arendt, visited the NEH seminar for schoolteachers on the political theory of Hannah Arendt on July 29, 2010. She discussed Arendt as a modernist writer, influenced by the existentialist philosophy, which was prominent among the New York intellectual circles in which Arendt traveled. This is a two-part video.
And part two here: