Thinker of the Week: Hannah Arendt


Full Name: Hannah Arendt

Born: 1906

Died: 1975

Hometown: Hanover, Germany

Fave Subjects: Power, Right and Wrong, Freedom, War and Peace

Career Highlights:

  • wrote more than 20 books
  • was the first female student and the first female professor at her university
  • helped children of war
  • had an asteroid named in her honour

Big Question:

Why do people do horrible things to one another?

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