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The mass society in Hannah Arendt

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Author(s):
Nathalia Rodrigues da Costa
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Master's Dissertation
Press: Campinas, SP.
Institution: Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas
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Examining board members:
Yara Adario Frateschi; Renata Romolo Brito; Adriano Correia Silva
Advisor: Yara Adario Frateschi
Abstract

In this dissertation, we address the topic of mass society in Hannah Arendt¿s philosophy. We aim to reconstruct the elements that, throughout history, have crystallized and shaped themselves as possible historical conditions for the constitution of the mass society based on The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) and The Human Condition (1958). We also address the characteristics of mass society and the mass man, and we intend to highlight the challenges and obstacles imposed to politics by the development of that society, which was Arendt's concern after the end of the totalitarian regimes. In order to deal with the post-totalitarian mass society, we analyzed the books On Revolution (1963) and Crises of the Republic (1969) (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/25277-0 - The genealogy of mass society and its possible spaces of liberty
Grantee:Nathalia Rodrigues da Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master