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    Hannah Arendt on the Principles of Political Action.Lucy Cane - 2015 - European Journal of Political Theory 14 (1):55-75.
    Hannah Arendt’s conception of politics has long invited criticism for potentially turning political action into an exercise in hollow dramatics, both ethically unrestrained and restricted in its practical import. This essay offers a new response to these criticisms while attempting to honor Arendt’s commitment to a form of theorizing that engages politics on its own terms instead of legislating for politics from a perspective of moral philosophy. It does so by explicating an underappreciated aspect of Arendt’s political theory: her claim (...)
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    Arendt on Principles, the Right to Have Rights, and Democracy.Lucy Cane - 2015 - Political Theory 43 (2):242-248.
    In her recent article, Sofia Näsström argues that the principle of responsibility provides a “normative basis” both for Hannah Arendt’s notion of the right to have right and for modern democracy. In this response, I argue that, while Näsström raises crucial questions regarding the relationships between principles of action, the right to have rights, and the institutionalization of democracy, she does not always recognize the nuance of Arendt’s insight into these questions.
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    Hannah Arendt and the Fragility of Human Dignity.Lucy Cane - 2019 - Contemporary Political Theory 18 (1):37-41.