Hannah Arendt: Articles

Augustine and Protestantism (1930)

  • “Augustin und Protestantismus.” Frankfurter Zeitung, no. 902 (12 April 1930).
  • Augustine and Protestantism. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Philosophy and Sociology (1930)

  • “Philosophie und Soziologie. Anlässlich Karl Mannheim, ‘Ideologie und Utopie.'” Die Gesellschaft (Berlin) 7 (1930): 163-176.
  • Philosophie und Soziologie. In Ideologie und Wissenssoziologie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1974.
  • Philosophy and Sociology. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Duino Elegies (1930) with Günther Stern

  • “Rilkes Duineser Elegien,” with Günther Stern. Neue Schweizer Rundschau (Zurich) 23 (1930): 855-71.
  • Rilkes Duino Elegies. In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

On “Bildung” (1931)

  • A review of Hans Weil, Die Entstehung des deutschen Bildungsprinzips in Archiv für Sozialwissenschaft und Sozialpolitik. Tübingen 66, 1931: 200-205.
  • Review of Hans Weil The Emergence of the German Principle of “Bildung”. In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

On Adam Müller (1932)

  • “Adam Müller-Renaissace?” Kölnische Zeitung, no. 501 (13 September 1932) and no. 510 (17 September 1932).
  • Adam Müller – Renaissance?  In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

The Enlightenment and the Jewish Question (1932)

  • “Aufklärung und Judenfrage,” Zeitschrift für die Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland (Berlin) 4/2-3 (1932).
  • The Enlightenment and the Jewish Question. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Berlin Salon (1932)

  • “Berliner Salon” and “Brief Rahels an Pauline Wiesel.” Deutscher Almanach für das Jahr 1932 (Leipzig), pp. 175-184 and 185-190.
  • Berlin Salon.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.
  • Berlin Salon.  In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

“Against Private Circles.” (1932)

  • “Gegen Privatzirkel.” Jüdische Rundschau 38 (1932).
  • “Against Private Circles.”  In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Friedrich von Gentz (1932)

  • “Friedrich von Gentz. Zu seinem 100. Todestag am 9 Juni.” Kölnische Zeitung, no. 308, 8 June 1932.
  • Friedrich von Gentz. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.
  • Friedrich von Gentz: On the 100th Anniversary of His Death, June 9, 1932.  In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

Søren Kierkegaard (1932)

  • “Sören Kierkegaard.” Frankfurter Zeitung, nos. 75-76, 29 January 1932.
  • Søren Kierkegaard. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Emancipation of Women (1933)

  • Das Frauenproblem der Gegenwart. A review of Dr. Alice Rühle-Gerstel,  in Die Gesellschaft (Berlin) 10 (1932): 177-79.
  • On the Emancipation of Women. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Rahel Varnhagen (1933)

  • “Rahel Varnhagen. Zum 100. Todestag.” Kölnische Zeitung, no. 131, 7 March 1933. Reprinted in Jüdische Rundschau, no. 28/29, 7 April 1933.
  • Original Assimilation: An Epilogue to the One Hundredth Anniversary of Rahel Varnhagen’s Death. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Reclassification (1935)

  • Reclassement Professionel de la Jeunesse” in Le Journal Juif I2 (1935).
  • “The Professional Reclassification of Youth.”  In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

On Martin Buber (1935)

  • “Un Guide de la Jeunesse: Martin Buber.” Le Journal Juif I2, no. 17 (April 16, 1935).
  • A Guide for Youth: Martin Buber”.  In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“Some Young People Are Going Home” (1935)

  • “Des Jeunes s’en vont chez eux.” Le Journal Juif I2, no. 26 (June 28,1935).
  • “Some Young People Are Going Home.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“The Gustloff Trial” (1936)

  •  “Prozess Gustloff.” Die neue Welthiihne 33 (1936), p. 51.
  • “The Gustloff Trial.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

The Jewish War (1941-1942)

  • Short pieces in the newspaper Aufbau october 1941 – november 1942.
  • Der jüdische Krieg, der nicht stattfindet »Aufbau«-Texte Oktober 1941 bis November 1942. Part one in Arendt: Vor Antisemitismus ist man nur noch auf dem Monde sicher. Beiträge für die deutsch-jüdische Emigrantenzeitung »Aufbau« 1941-1945. Herausgegeben von Marie Luise Knott. Piper, München Zürich 2004.
    • Der Dank vom Hause Juda? Offener Brief an Jules Romains. Aufbau 24. Oktober 1941.
    • Die jüdische Armee — der Beginn einer jüdischen Politik? Aufbau 14. November 1941.
    • Aktive Geduld. 28. Afbau November 1941.
    • Ceterum Censeo …Afbau 26. Dezember 1941.
    • Ein erster Schritt. 30. Afbau Januar 1942.
    • Wer ist das »Committee for a Jewish Army«? Letter to the Editor. Afbau 6. März 1942
    • Moses oder Washington (This Means You). 27. Afbau März 1942.
    • Cui Bono? Case Against the »Saturday Evening Post «(zusammen mit Joseph Maier). Afbau 3. April 1942.
    • Papier und Wirklichkeit (This Means You). Afbau 10. April 1942.
    • Ganz Israel bürgte füreinander (This Means You). Afbau 24. April 1942.
    • Des Teufels Redekunst (This Means You). Afbau 8. Mai 1942.
    • Die »sogenannte Jüdische Armee« (This Means You). Afbau 22. Mai 1942
    • Ein christliches Wort zur Judenfrage (This Means You). Afbau 5. Juni 1942.
    • »Keinen Kaddisch wird man sagen« (This Means You). Afbau 19. Juni 1942.
    • Mit dem Rücken an der Wand (This Means You). Afbau 3. Juli 1942.
    • Wenn man dem kleineren Übel nicht widersteht (This Means You). Afbau I7.Juli 1942
    • Für und gegen Paul Tillich. Afbau 31. Juli 1942
    • Konfusion (This Means You). Afbau 14. August 1942.
    • Die Rückkehr des russischen Judentums (This Means You). Afbau 28. August und 11. September 1942.
      Was geht in Frankreich vor? (This Means You). Afbau 25. September 1942.
    • Die Krise des Zionismus (This Means You). Afbau 22. Oktober, 6. und 20. November 1942.
  • “The Jewish War That Isn’t Happening.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

On  Friedrich von Gentz (1942)

  • “A Believer in European Unity.” Review of Politics 4/2 (April 1942): 245-47. A review of P.R. Sweet, Friedrich von Gentz: Defender of the Old Order.

The Dreyfus Affair (1942)

  • “From the Dreufus Affair to France Today,” Jewish Social Studies 4 (July 1942): 195-240. Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.

On Stefan Sweig (1943)

  • “Portrait of a Period,” Menorah Journal 31 (Fall 1943): 307-14. A review of Stefan Sweig, The World of Yesterday.
  • Stefan Zweig: Jews in the World of Yesterday. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

We Refugees (1943)

  • “We Refugees,” Menorah Journal 31 (January 1943): 69-77.
  • “We Refugees.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Crémieux Decree(1943)

  • “Why the Cŕemieux Decree Was Abrogated.” Contemporary Jewish Record 6/2 (April 1943): 115-23.
  • “Why the Cŕemieux Decree Was Abrogated.”  In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“Between Silence and Speechlessness” (1943-1944)

  • Short pieces in the newspaper Aufbau february 1941 – march 1942.
  • Zwischen Schweigen und Sprachlosigkeit. »Aufbau«-Texte Februar 1943 bis März 1944. Part two in Arendt: Vor Antisemitismus ist man nur noch auf dem Monde sicher. Beiträge für die deutsch-jüdische Emigrantenzeitung »Aufbau« 1941-1945. Herausgegeben von Marie Luise Knott. Piper, München Zürich 2004.
    • Französische politische Literatur im Exil. Afbau 26. Februar und 26. März 1943.
    • Die wahren Gründe für Theresienstadt. Leserbrief. Afbau 3. September 1943.
    • Kann die jüdisch-arabische Frage gelöst werden? Afbau 17. und 31. Dezember 1943.
  • “Between Silence and Speechlessness” (February 1943-March 1944). In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Minorities (1944)

  • “Concerning Minorities.” Contemporary Jewish Record 7/4 (August 1944): 353-68. Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.
  • The Minority Question. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Franz Kafka (1944)

  • “Franz Kafka: A Re-evaluation.” Partisan Review 11/4 (Fall 1944): 412-22.
  • Franz Kafka. Sechs Essays. Lambert Schneider, Heidelberg, 1948.
  • Franz Kafka. Die Verborgene Tradition: Acht Essays. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1976.
  • Franz Kafka: A Revalulation. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.
  • Franz Kafka Appreciated Anew.In Arendt: Reflections on Literature and Culture. Edited by Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb. Stanford University Press, Stanford 2007.

The Jew as Pariah (1944)

  • “The Jew as Pariah: A Hidden Tradition.” Jewish Social Studies 6/2 (February 1933): 99-122.
  • Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York 1978, pp. 67-90.
  • The Jew as Pariah: A Hidden Tradition. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“Zionism Reconsidered” (1944)

  • “Zionism Reconsidered.” Menorah Journal (October 1944), pp. 192-96.
  • Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York 1978), pp. 131-63.
  • “Zionism Reconsidered.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007

Foreign Language (1944)

  • “Our Foreign Language Groups.” Chicago Jewish Forum 3/1 (Fall 1944): 23-34.
  • Foreign Affairs in the Foreign-Language Press.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Race-Thinking (1944)

  • “Race-Thinking before Racism.” Review of Politics 6/1 (January 1944): 36-73.
  • Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.

“The Political Organization of the Jewish People” (1944-1945) 

  • Short pieces in the newspaper Aufbau april 1944 – april 1945.
  • Die politische Organisation des jüdischen Volkes. »Aufbau«-Texte April 1944 bis April 1945.  Part three in Arendt: Vor Antisemitismus ist man nur noch auf dem Monde sicher. Beiträge für die deutsch-jüdische Emigrantenzeitung »Aufbau« 1941-1945. Herausgegeben von Marie Luise Knott. Piper, München Zürich 2004.
    • Für Ehre und Ruhm des jüdischen Volkes. Afbau 21. April 1944.
      USA – Öl – Palästina. Afbau 5. Mai 1944.
    • Balfour-Deklaration und Palästina-Mandat. Afbau 19. Mai 1944.
    • Das Ende eines Gerüchts. Afbau 2. Juni 1944.
    • Sprengstoff-Spießer. Afbau 16. Juni 1944.
    • Das neue Gesicht eines alten Volkes. Afbau 14. Juli 1944.
    • Die Tage der Wandlung. Afbau 28. Juli 1944.
    • Eine Lehre in sechs Schüssen. Afbau 11. August 1944
    • Neue Vorschläge zur jüdisch-arabischen Verständigung. Afbau 25. August 1944.
    • Die jüdischen Partisanen im europäischen Aufstand. Afbau 8. September 1944.
    • Von der Armee zur Brigade. Eine kleine Erfüllung, aber immerhin eine Erfüllung. Afbau 6. Oktober 1944.
    • »Frei und demokratisch«. Afbau 3. November 1944.
    • Die Entrechteten und Entwürdigten. Afbau 15. Dezember 1944.
    • Völkerverständigung im Nahen Osten — eine Basis jüdischer Politik. Afbau 16. März 1945.
    • Die jüdischen Chancen:Geringe Aussichten – gespaltene Vertretung. Afbau 20. April 1945.
  • “The Political Organization of the Jewish People” (April 1944-April 1945). In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

German Problem (1945)

  • “Approaches to the ‘German Problem’.” Partisan Review 12/1 (Winter 1945): 93-106.
  • Approaches to the “German Problem.” In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Chaim Weizmann (1945)

  • “The Assets of Personality.” Contemporary Jewish Record 8/2 (April 1945): 214-16. A review of Chaim Weizmann: Statesman, Scientist, Builder of the Jewish Commonwealth. Edited by Meyer W. Weisgal.
  • The Assets of Personality: A Review of Chaim Weizmann: Statesman, Scientist, Builder of the Jewish Commonwealth. In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Christianity and Revolution (1945)

  • “Christianity and Revolution.” Nation, 22 September 1945, pp. 288-89.
  • Christianity and Revolution. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Dilthey (1945)

  • “Dilthey as Philosopher and Historian.” Partisan Review 12/3 (Summer 1945): 404-06. A review of  H.A. Hodges, Wilhelm Dilthey: An Introduction.
  • Dilthey as Philosopher and Historian. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Imperialism, Nationalism, Chauvinism (1945)

  • “Imperialism, Nationalism, Chauvinism.” Review of Politics 7/4 (October 1945): 441-63.
  • Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.

On Denis de Rougemonts La Part du Diable (1945)

  • “Nightmare and Flight.” Partisan Review 12/2 (Spring 1945): 259-60. A review of Denis de Rougemont, The Devil’s Share.
  • Nightmare and Flight. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Organized Guilt (1945)

  • “Organized Guilt and Universal Responbility.” Jewish Frontier, January 1945, pp. 19-23.
  • “Organized Guilt and Universal Responsibility.” In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Parties, Movements, and Classes (1945)

  • “Parties, Movements, and Classes.” Partisan Review 12/4 (Fall 1945): 504-12.
  • Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.

Power Politics (1945)

  • “Power Politics Triumphs.” Commentary 1 (December 1945): 92-93. (A review of Feliks Gross, Crossroads of Two Continents.)
  • Power Politics Triumphs. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Fascist International (1945)

  • “The Seeds of a Fascist International.” Jewish Frontier, June 1945 pp. 12-16.
  • The Seeds of a Fascist International. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“The Stateless People.” (1945)

  • “The Stateless People.” Contemporary Jewish Record 8/2 (April 1945): 137-53.
  • Utilized in the Origins of Totalitarianism.

“Expansion and the Philosophy of Power.” (1954)

  • “Expansion and the Philosophy of Power.” Sewanee Review 54 (October 1946): 601-16.
  • Utilized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

French Existentialism (1946)

  • “French Existentialism.” Nation, 23 February 1946 pp. 226-28.
  • French Existentialism. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Nazi Crime (1946)

  • “The Image of Hell.” Commentary 2/3 (September 1946): 291-95. A review of The Black Book:The Nazi Crime Against the Jewish People compiled by the World Jewish Congress et al. and Max Weinreich. Hitler’s Professors.
  • The Image of Hell. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Imperialism” (1946)

  • “Imperialism: Road to Suicide.” Commentary 1 (February 1946): 27-35.

On John  Dewey (1946)

  • “The Ivory Tower of Common Sense.” Nation, 19 October 1946, pp. 447-49. A review of John Dewey, Problems of Men.
  • “The Ivory Tower of Common Sense.”  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“The Jewish State.” (1946)

  • “The Jewish State: 50 Years After, Where Have Herzl’s Politics Led?” Commentary 1 (May 1946): 1-8.
  •  Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York 1978, pp. 164-77.
  •  Reprinted in Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

The Nation (1946)

  • “The Nation,” Review of Politics 8/1. January 1946: 138-41. A review of J.T. Delow, La Nation. Montreal: Editions de l’Arbre.
  • The Nation.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Hermann Broch: The Death of Virgil (1946)

  • “No Longer and Not Yet.” Nation, 14 September 1946, pp. 300-302. A review of Hermann Broch, The Death of Virgil. Translated by J.S. Untermeyer.
  • No Longer and Not Yet.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Privileged Jews.” (1946)

  • “Privileged Jews.” Jewish Social Studies 8/1. January 1946: 3-30.
  • Reprinted in Duker and Ben-Horin, Emancipation and Counteremancipation. New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1947.

Modern German Literature (1946)

  • “Proof Positive.” Nation, 5 January 1946, p. 22. A brief review of Victor Lange, Modern German Literature.

“The Streets of Berlin.” (1946)

  • “The Streets of Berlin.” Nation, 23 March 1946, pp. 350-51. A review of Robert Gilbert, Meine Reime Deine Reime.

Jewish Cultural Treasures in Axis-Occupied Countries (1946)

  • “Tentative List of Jewish Cultural Treasures in Axis-Occupied Countries.” Supplement to Jewish Social Studies 8/1 (1946).
  • “Tentative List of Jewish Educational Institutions in Axis-Occupied Countries.” Supplement to Jewish Social Studies 8/3 (1946).
  • Reports by Research Staff of the Commission on European Jewish Cultural Reconstruction headed by Arendt.)

On Arthur Koestler (1946)

  • “The Too Ambitious Reporter.” Commentary 2 (January 1946): 94-95. A review of Arthur Koestler, Twilight Bar and The Yogi and the Commissar.

Existential Philosophy (1946)

  • “What is Existenz Philosophy?” Partisan Review 8/1 (Winter 1946): 34-56.
  • “What Is Existential Philosophy?” In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Cultural Atmosphere (1947)

  • “Creating a Cultural Atmosphere.” Commentary 4 (November 1947): 424-26.
  •  Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York, 1978, pp. 91-95.
  • “Creating a Cultural Atmosphere.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“The Hole of Oblivion.”  (1947) 

  • “The Hole of Oblivion.” Jewish Frontier, July 1947, pp. 23-26. A review of testimony The Dark Side of the Moon 1947. Preface by T.S. Eliot. 

“About Collaboration” (1948)

  • “About Collaboration” (a letter). Jewish Frontier 15 (October 1948): 55-56.
  • Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York 1978, pp. 237-39.

On Poetry of Brecht (1948)

  • “Beyond Personal Frustration: The Poetry of Bertolt Brecht.” Kenyon Review 10/2 (Spring 1948): 304-12. A review of Bertolt Brecht, Selected Poems. Translated by H.R. Hays.
  • Der Dichter Bertold BrechtDie Neue Rundschau 61 (1950): 53-67.

“The Concentration Camps.” (1948)

  • “The Concentration Camps.” Partisan Review 15/7 (July 1948): 743-63.
  • Utilized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

Jewish Mysticism (1948)

  • “Jewish History, Revised.” Jewish Frontier, March 1948, pp. 34-38. A review of Gershom Scholem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism.
  • Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York, 1978.
  • “Jewish History, Revised.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“The Mission of Bernadette.” (1948)

  • “The Mission of Bernadette.” New Leader 31 (23 October 1948): 808, 819.
  • “The Mission of Bernadette.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

Jewish Homeland (1948)

  • “To Save the Jewish Homeland: There is Still Time.” Commentary 5 (May 1948): 398-406.
  • Reprinted in The Jew as Pariah, edited by Ron H. Feldman. Grove, New York 1978, pp. 178-92.

On Hermann Broch (1949)

  • “The Achievement of Hermann Broch.” Kenyan Review 11/3. Summer 1949: 476-83.

“The Rights of Man.” (1949)

  • “The Rights of Man’: What Are They?” Modern Review 3/1. Summer 1949: 24-37.
  • Utilized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

“Single Track to Zion.” (1949)

  • “Single Track to Zion.” Saturday Review of Literature 32. 5 February 1949: 22-23. A review of Chaim Weizmann, Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizman.
  • “Single Track to Zion.” In Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“Totalitarian Terror.” (1949)

  • “Totalitarian Terror.” Review of Politics 11/1. January 1949: 112-15. A review of David J. Dallin and Boris I. Nicolaevsky, Forced Labor in Soviet Russia.

Report from Germany (1950)

  • “The Aftermath of Nazi Rule, Report from Germany.” Commentary 10 (October 1950): 342-352.
  • The Aftermath of Nazi Rule: Report from Germany. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Mob and the Elite.” (1950)

  • “Mob and the Elite.” Partisan Review 17. November 1950: 808-19.
  • Utilized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

“Peace or Armistice in the Near East?” (1950)

  • “Peace or Armistice in the Near East?” Review of Politics 12/1. January 1950: 56-82.

Religion and the Intellectuals (1950)

  • “Religion and the Intellectuals. A Symposium.” Partisan Review 17 (February 1950): 113-16. Reprinted as a part of Partisan Review, Series 3, 1950, pp. 15-18.
  • Religion and the Intellectuals. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Social Science and Concentration Camps (1950)

  • “Social Science Techniques and the Study of Concentration Camps.” Jewish Social Studies 12/1 (1950): 49-64.
  • Social Science Techniques and the Study of Concentration Camps. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

On Hitler (1951)

  • “Bei Hitler Zu Tisch.” Der Monat 4 (October 1951): 85-90.
  • At Table with Hitler. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“The Imperialist Character.” (1950)

  • “The Imperialist Character.” Review of Politics 12/3 (July 1950): 303-20.
  • Utlized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

Anti-Semitism in France (1951)

  • “The Road to the Dreyfus Affair.” Commentary 11 (February 1951): 201-03. A review of Robert F. Byrnes, Anti-Semitism in Modern France.

“Totalitarian Movement.” (1951)

  • “Totalitarian Movement.” Twentieth Century 149 (May 1951): 368-89.
  • Utilized in The Origins of Totalitarianism.

“The History of the Great Crime.” (1952)

  • “The History of the Great Crime.” Commentary 13 (March 1952): 300-04. A review of Léon Poliakov, Bréviaire de la Haine: Le IIIê Reich et les Juifs.
  • Reprinted in Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

“Magnes” (1952)

  • “Magnes, The Conscience of the Jewish People.” Jewish Newsletter 8/25 (24 November 1952): 2.
  • Reprinted in Arendt: The Jewish Writings. Edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. Schocken Books, New York 2007.

The Ex-Communists (1953)

  • “The Ex-Communists.” Commonweal 57/24 (20 March 1953): 595-99.
  • Reprinted in Washington Post, 31 July 1953.
  • Reprinted in Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Ideology and Terror (1953)

  • “Ideology and Terror: A Novel Form of Government.” Review of Politics 15/3 (July 1953): 303-27.
  • Included in the 1958 edition of The Origins of Totalitarianism.
  • Offener Horizont: Fetschrift für Karl Jaspers. Munich: Piper, 1953.

The Debate with Eric Voegelin (1953)

  • “Rejoinder to Eric Voegelin’s Review of The Origins of Totalitarianism.” Review of Politics 15 (January 1953): 76-85.
  • An Reply to Eric Voegelin. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Religion and Politics (1953-4)

  • “Religion and Politics.” Confluence 2/3 (September 1953): 105-26.
  • Arendt’s reply to criticism of her article by Jules Monnerot appeared in Confluence 3/I, 1954, pp. 118-20.
  • Religion and Politics.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Understanding and Politics (1954)

  • “Understanding and Politics.” Partisan Review 20/4 (July-August 1953): 377-92.
  • Understanding and Politics (The Difficulties of Understanding) In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.
  • Concern with Politics in Recent European Philosophical Thought (1954)

On Bolshevism (1953)

  • “Understanding Communism.” Partisan Review 20/5 (September-October 1953): 580-83. A review of Waldemar Gurian, Bolshevism.
  • Understanding Communism. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Europe and America (1954)

  • “Europe and America: Dream and Nightmare.” Commonweal 60/23 (24 September 1954): 551-54.
  • Dream and Nightmare. In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

The Threat of Conformism (1954)

  • “Europe and America: The Threat of Conformism.” Commonweal 60/25 (24 September 1954): 607-10.
  • The Threat of Conformism.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Edited by Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

Europe and the Atom Bomb (1954)

  • “Europe and the Atom Bomb.” Commonweal 60/24 (17 September 1954): 578-80.
  • Europe and the Atom Bomb.  In Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism, Ed. Jerome Kohn. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1994.

“Tradition and the Modern Age.” (1954)

  • “Tradition and the Modern Age.” Partisan Review 22 (January 1954): 53-75.
  • From lectures at Princeton as the Christian Gauss Seminars in Criticism, 1953.
  • Utilized in Between Past and Future.

On Waldemar Gurian (1955)

  • “The Personality of Waldemar Gurian,” Review of Politics 17/1. January 1955: 33-42.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

“Authority in the Twentieth Century.” (1956)

  • “Authority in the Twentieth Century.” Review of Politics 18/4 (October 1956): 403-17.

“History and Immortality.” (1957)

  • “History and Immortality.” Partisan Review 24/1 (Winter 1957): 11-53.

“Jaspers as Citizen of the World (1957)

  • “Jaspers as Citizen of the World.” In Philosophy of Karl Jaspers, edited by P.A. Schilpp. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court Publishing Co., 1957, pp. 539-50.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

“The Crisis in Education.” (1958)

  • “The Crisis in Education.” Partisan Review 25/4 (Fall 1958): 493-513.
  • Reprinted in Between Past and Future.

“The Modern Concept of History.” (1958)

  • “The Modern Concept of History.” Review of Politics 20/4 (October 1958): 570-90.
  • Reprinted in Between Past and Future.

Reflections on the Hungarian Revolution (1958)

  • “Totalitarian Imperialism: Reflections on the Hungarian Revolution.” Journal of Politics 20/1 (February 1958): 5-43.
  • Reprinted in Cross Currents 8/2 [Spring 1958]: 102-28.
  • Added to the 1958 edition of The Origins of Totalitarianism.

“Totalitarianism.” (1958)

  • “Totalitarianism.” Meridian 2/2 (Fall 1958): 1.

On Authority (1959)

  • “What Was Authority?” In Authority, edited by C. Friedrich. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959.
  • Reprinted in Between Past and Future.

Reflections on Little Rock (1959)

  • “Reflections on Little Rock.” Dissent 6/1 (Winter 1959): 45-56.
    • Criticism by David Spitz and Melvin Tumin.
    • Arendts Reply in Dissent 6/2 [Sprig 1959]: 179-81.
    • Reprinted in Public Life: A Journal of Politics 4/3-4 [May-June 1973]: 92-97.)
  • Reflections on Little Rock. In Responsibility and Judgment. Edited with an introduction by Jerome Kohn. New York: Schocken, 2003.

“Freedom and Politics (1960)

  • “Freedom and Politics: A Lecture.” Chicago Review 14/1 (Spring 1960): 28-46.
  • Revised for Between Past and Future.

“Revolution and Public Happiness.” (1960)

  • “Revolution and Public Happiness.” Commentary 30 (November 1960): 413-22.
  • Utilized in On Revolution.

“Society and Culture.” (1960)

  • “Society and Culture.” Daedalus 82/2 (Spring 1960): 278-87.
  • Reprinted in Between Past and Future.

“Action and the Pursuit of Happiness.” (1962)

  • “Action and the Pursuit of Happiness.” In Politische Ordnung und Menschliche Existenz: Festgabe Für Eric Voeglin. Munich: Beck, 1962.
  • Utilized in On Revolution.

The Cold War (1962)

  • “The Cold War and the West.” Partisan Review 29/1 (Winter 1962): 10-20.

“Revolution and Freedom” (1962)

  • “Revolution and Freedom: A Lecture.” In In Zwei Welten: Siegfried Moses Zum Fünfundsiebzigsten Geburtstag. Tel Aviv: Bitaon, 1962.
  • Utilized in On Revolution.

Eichmann in Jersualem (1963)

  • “A Reporter at Large: Eichmann in Jersualem.” New Yorker, 16 February 1963, pp. 40-113; 23 February 1963. pp. 40-111; 2 March 1963, pp. 40-91; 9 March 1963, pp. 48-131; 16 March 1963, pp. 58-134.
  • Five-part article, revised, and published as Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.

“Kennedy” (1963)

  • “Kennedy and After.” New York Review of Books 1/9 (26 December 1963): 10.

“Man’s Conquest of Space.” (1963)

  • “Man’s Conquest of Space.” American Scholar 32 (Autumn 1963): 527-40.

“Reply to Judge Musmanno.” (1963)

  • “Reply to Judge Musmanno,” New York Times Book Review 8/4 (23 June 1963): Exchange of letters with Musmanno was reprinted in Freedman and Davis, eds. Contemporary Controversy. New York: Macmillan Co., 1966, pp. 312-17.

“The Deputy:” (1964)

  • The Deputy: Guilt by Silence.” New York Herald Tribune Magazine, 23 February 1964, pp. 6-9.
  • Reprinted in Storm over “The Deputy,” edited by Eric Bentley.

The debate with Scholem (1964) 

  • “Eichmann in Jerusalem.” Encounter, January 1964, pp. 51-56. An exchange of letters with Gershom Scholem.

On Nathalie Sarraute (1964)

  • “Nathalie Sarraute.” New York Review of Books 2/2 (5 March 1964): 5-6. A review of Nathalie Sarraute, The Golden Fruits. Translated by Maria Jolas.

“Responsibility under Dictatorship.” (1964)

  • “Personal Responsibility under Dictatorship.” Listener, 6 August 1964, pp. 185-87, 205.

Pope John XXIII (1965)

  • “The Christian Pope,” New York Review of Books 4/10 (17 June 1965): 5-7. A review of Pope John XXIII, Journal of a Soul. Translated by D. White.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

“Hannah Arendt-Hans Magnus Ernzenberger: Politik und Verbrechen: Ein Briefwechsel.” Merkur, April 1965, pp. 380-85.

A Reply to the Jewish Establishment. (1966)

  • “The Formidable Dr. Robinson: A Reply to the Jewish Establishment.” New York Review of Books 5/12 (20 January 1966): 26-30.
  • Arendt’s response to letters about this article appeared in the 17 March 1966 issue.

On Rosa Luxemburg (1966)

  • “A Heroine of the Revolution.” New York Review of Books 7/5 (6 October 1966): 21-27. A review of J.P. Nettl, Rosa Luxemburg.
  • Reprinted  in Men in Dark Times.

 Auschwitz (1966)

  • Introduction to Auschwitz, by Bernd Naumann. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966. Reprinted in Falk, Kolko, and Lifton, eds., Crimes of War. New York: Random House, 1971.

The Warriors (1966)

  • Introduction to The Warriors by J. Glenn Gray. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.

On Konrad Adenauer (1966)

  • “The Negatives of Positive Thinking: A Measured Look at the Personality, Politics and Influence of Konrad Adenauer.” Book WeekWashington Post, 5 June 1966, pp. 1-2. A review of Konrad Adenauer, Memoirs 1945-1953. Translated by Beate Ruhm von Oppen.

“On the Human Condition.” (1966)

  • “On the Human Condition.” In The Evolving Society, edited by Mary Alice Hinton. New York: Institute of Cybernetical Research 1966, pp. 213-19.

The Crisis Character of Modern Society. (1966)

  • “Remarks on ‘The Crisis Character of Modern Society’.” Christianity and Crisis 26/9 (30 May 1966): 112-14.

On Bertolt Brecht (1966)

  • “What is Permitted to Jove.” New Yorker, 5 November 1966. pp. 68-122. On Bertolt Brecht.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

The Future of Germany  (1967)

  • Preface to The Future of Germany by Karl Jaspers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967.

On Randall Jarrell (1967)

  • “Randall Jarrell: 1914-1965.” In Randall Jarrell, 1945-1965. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

“Truth and Politics.” (1967)

  • “Truth and Politics.” New Yorker, 25 February 1967, pp. 49-88.
  • Reprinted in Between Past and Future, 2d edition.

Comment on Revolution (1968)

  • “Comment by Hannah Arendt on ‘The Uses of Revolution’ by Adam Ulkam.” In Revolutionary Russia, edited by Richard Pipes. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968.

On Dwight Macdonald (1968)

  • “He’s All Dwight: Dwight Macdonald’s Politics.” New York Review of Books 11/2 (1 August 1968): 31-33.

America and Violence (1968)

  • “Is America by Nature a Violent Society? Lawlessness Is Inherent in the Uprooted.” New York Times Magazine, 28 April 1968, p. 24.

On Isaak Denisen (1968)

  • Isaak Denisen: 1885-1962.” New Yorker, 9 November 1968, pp. 223-36.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

“Walter Benjamin.” (1968)

  • “Walter Benjamin.” New Yorker, 19 October 1968, pp. 65-156. Translated by Harry Zohn.
  • Reprinted in Men in Dark Times.

The Archimedean Point (1969)

  • “The Archimedean Point.” Igenor, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Spring 1969, pp. 4-9, 24-26.

“Reflections on Violence.” (1969)

  • “Reflections on Violence.” Journal of International Affairs, Winter, 1969, pp. 1-35.
  • Reprinted in New York Review of Books 12/4 (27 February 1969): 19-31.
  • Expanded as On Violence and reprinted in Crises of the Republic.

Heidegger at 80 (1969)

  • “Martin Heidegger ist achtzig Jahre alt,” Merkur 10. Oktober 1969, 23. Jahrgang, Heft 258, pp 893-902.
  • “Martin Heidegger at 80.” New York Review of Books 17/6. 21 October 1971: 50-54. Translated by Albert Hofstadter.
  • Reprinted in English in Michael Murray, ed., Heidegger and Modern Philosophy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.

“Civil Disobedience.” (1970)

  • “Civil Disobedience.” New Yorker, 12 September 1970, pp. 70-105.
  • Reprinted in Crises of the Republic and in E.V. Rostow, ed., Is Law Dead? New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971, pp. 213-43.

Letter in reply to a review by J.M. Cameron, New York Review of Books 13 (1 January 1970): 36.

“Lying and Politics” (1971)

  • “Lying and Politics: Reflections on the Pentagon Papers.” New York Review of Books 17/8 (18 November 1971): 30-39.
  • Reprinted in Crises of the Republic.

Thinking and Moral Considerations (1971)

  • “Thinking and Moral Considerations: A Lecture.” Social Research 38/3 (Fall 1971): 417-46.

“Thoughts on Politics and Revolution.” (1971)

  • “Thoughts on Politics and Revolution.” New York Review of Books 16/7 (22 April 1971): 8-20. An interview conducted by Adelbert Reif in the summer of 1970, translated by Denver Lindley.
  • Reprinted in Crises of the Republic.

Nachwort for Mich Hat Kein Esel im Galopp Verloren by Robert Gilbert. Munich: Piper, 1972.

Washington’s ‘Problem-Solvers (1972)

  • “Washington’s ‘Problem-Solvers’-Where They Went Wrong.” New York Times, 5 April 1972, Op-Ed page.

“Karl Jaspers” (1974)

  • “Karl Jaspers zum fünfundachtzigsten Geburtstage.” In Erinnerungen an Karl Jaspers, edited by H. Saner. Munich: Piper, 1974, pp. 311-15.

Home to Roost. (1975)

  • “Home to Roost.” New York Review of Books, 26 June 1975, pp. 3-6.
  • “Home to Roost.” in S.B. Warner, The American Experiment. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1976, pp. 61-77, with Arendt’s comments.

On W.H. Auden (1975)

  • “Remembering Wystan H. Auden.” New Yorker, 20 January 1975, pp. 39-40.
  • Reprinted in Harvard Advocate 108/2-3, pp. 42-45 and in W.H. Auden: A Tribute. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1974/5, pp. 181-87.

Public Rights and Private Interests. (1977)

  • “Public Rights and Private Interests.” In Small Comforts for Hard Times: Humanists on Public Policy, edited by Mooney and Stuber. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. Arendts response to a paper by Charles Frankel in the same volume.

Thinking. (1977)

  • “Thinking.” New Yorker, 21 November 1977, pp. 65-140; 28; November 1977, pp. 135-216; 5; December 1977, pp. 135-216.
  • Three-part article comprises the first volume of The Life of the Mind, 1978.

Interview with Roger Errera (1978)

  • “From an Interview,” with Roger Errera, New York Review of Books 25/16 (26 October 1978): 18.