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    “Standing Behind Your Phrase”: Arendt and Jaspers on the (Post-)Metaphysics of Evil.Carmen Lea Dege - forthcoming - Sage Publications: European Journal of Political Theory.
    European Journal of Political Theory, Ahead of Print. This article turns to Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem in order to illustrate the difficulties involved in approaching the metaphysical concept of evil as a secular phenomenon. It asks how the advocate of plurality, natality and forgiveness could also vouch for the death sentence of Eichmann based on a rhetoric of retribution and revenge. It then shows that Arendt's surprisingly consistent view of evil is based on a quasi-ontological understanding of the human (...)
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    “Standing Behind Your Phrase”: Arendt and Jaspers on the (Post-)Metaphysics of Evil.Carmen Lea Dege - forthcoming - European Journal of Political Theory.
    This article turns to Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem in order to illustrate the difficulties involved in approaching the metaphysical concept of evil as a secular phenomenon. It a...
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    Diversity in Unity in Post-Truth Times: Max Weber’s Challenge and Karl Jaspers’s Response.Carmen Lea Dege - 2019 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 46 (6):703-733.
    Max Weber famously diagnosed both an excess and a subordination of meaning in modernity when he coined the term disenchantment next to the fragmentation and irreconcilability of value spheres. Unlike Weber, however, who sought to keep the ideological and the rationalist sides of the modern divide together, his immediate followers capitalized either on his decisionism or on his universalism. In an attempt to develop a constructive perspective on the question of how we can conceive of irreconcilable values within a larger (...)
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