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By Ronald C. Arnett

Renowned within the disciplines of political idea and philosophy, Hannah Arendt’s searing reviews of modernity proceed to resonate in different fields of concept many years after she wrote them. In Communication Ethics in darkish instances: Hannah Arendt’s Rhetoric of caution and Hope, writer Ronald C. Arnett deals a groundbreaking exam of fifteen of Arendt’s significant scholarly works, contemplating the German writer’s contributions to the parts of rhetoric and communique ethics for the 1st time.  

Arnett specializes in Arendt’s use of the word “dark instances” to explain the errors of modernity, outlined by means of Arendt because the post-Enlightenment social stipulations, discourses, and tactics governed by way of ideas of potency, development, and person autonomy. those ideas, Arendt argues, have led humanity down a course of folly, banality, and hubris. all through his interpretive evaluate, Arnett illuminates the consequences of Arendt’s power metaphor of “dark occasions” and engages the query, How may perhaps communique ethics counter the tenets of darkish instances and their outcomes? A compelling research of Hannah Arendt’s so much noteworthy works and their connections to the fields of rhetoric and conversation ethics, Communication Ethics in darkish Times offers an illuminating creation for college students and students of communique ethics and rhetoric, and a device with which specialists might observe new insights, connections, and purposes to those fields.

Top booklet Award for Philosophy of conversation Ethics by way of conversation Ethics department of the nationwide verbal exchange organization, 2013

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