Arendt & Heidegger: An Intellectual Love Affair

Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger met in 1924, when the eighteen-year-old Arendt attended the philosophy lectures of the ‘intense’ and ‘charismatic’ Heidegger. Around this time, ‘interested young students flowed in from around the country’, and Arendt, following a rumour that — with Heidegger — one could learn to truly think, arrived at the University of Marburg ‘with a group of like-minded friends’. They…

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Eddie Ejjbair

‘Gradually it’s become clear to me what every great philosophy has been: a personal confession of its author and a kind of involuntary and unconscious memoir’