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The first several lines of the chapter devoted to Hermann Broch show Arendt at her worst. Her assertions here have the ring of her second husband, the bombastic autodidact and pseudo-philosopher at Bard.
A worthwhile comparison is to read a chapter of Broch on
von Hofmannsthal ; it is then very difficult to take Arendt seriously.
Given two chapters on Jaspers, what did it cost her to have no chapter on the love of her life, Her Martin Heidegger?
Canetti on Broch is likely no more to be relied upon than Arendt.
 

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