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        • Arendt in the City
          The Architecture of Political Life

        Abstract
        Although Hannah Arendt pays hardly any attention to the field of architecture in her work, her work can be called ‘architectural’. The concepts she uses and the model of ‘politics’
        she envisions have spatial characteristics. In this article, Sjöholm shows how much the city is interwoven with Arendt’s oeuvre. Her thinking is based on the concrete example of the polis. Public places play a central role in political life. Not only does it become clear in the public space how much each person differs from the other, it is also only through this appearance to each other that the world acquires its reliable form.
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        Citation
        Sjöholm, C. (2020). Arendt in the City . The Architecture of Political Life. Table Settings. . Reflections on architecture with Hannah Arendt, OASE, (106), 28–34. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/106/ArendtintheCity

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