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Hannah Arendt, Quote Unquote

β€œTo interpret, to quote – yet only to have witnesses, also friends.” -Hannah Arendt, Denktagebuch, vol. 2, p. 756 (November 1969), my translation. When we quote someone, we often seem to do so in order to appeal to some kind of authority. We use a statement of Arendt, for instance, in order to shed light…Read more Hannah Arendt, Quote Unquote

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Posted on 2 December 2013 | 12:12 pm