Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, September 16, 2014

This article’s author discusses Hannah Arendt, the first woman to speak at the prestigious Gifford Lectures, and her book “The Life of the Mind,” an immeasurably stimulating exploration of thinking in which she draws “a distinguishing line between truth and meaning, between knowing and thinking,” and makes a powerful case for the importance of that line in the human experience. […read more]