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Arendt, 1994. Social Research 62(2):739-764

Some Questions of Moral Philosophy
Hannah Arendt

Social Research: An International Quarterly
Sixtieth Anniversary 1934-1994: The Legacy of Our Past
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 62, No. 2 (Summer 1994): 739:764

ABSTRACT: This article discusses several aspects of moral philosophy. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche called himself a moralist, and no doubt he was; but to establish life as the highest good is actually, so far as ethics are concerned, question-begging, since all ethics presuppose that life is not the highest good for mortal men and that there is always more at stake in life than the sustenance and procreation of individual living organisms. It has often been noted that the Russian Revolution caused social upheaval and social remolding of the entire nation unparalleled even in the wake of Nazi Germany's radical fascist dictatorship, which, it is true, left the property relation almost intact and did not...
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