[lit-ideas] Re: *Eichmann in Jerusalem*

  • From: Carol Kirschenbaum <carolkir@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 18:45:12 -0700

 Judy Evans asks: Why "Hannah" but "Kant"?

ck: To distinguish *Hannah* Arendt from the many other famous philosophers 
named Arendt, of course. The air of overfamiliarity that accompanies use of 
the first name, which could be construed as patronizing, is merely illusory.

C. Kirschenbaum

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