This is a Denktagebuch
September 26, 2012 § Leave a comment
This is not a silva rerum (“commonplace book”). This is a Denktagebuch.
Arendt isn’t my favorite thinker, but her determination to use an ordinary journal to think — and nothing else but think — is as admirable as it is unique. She does not write down anything trivial; nor how she feels; only what she thinks.