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Hannah Ohlén Järvinen & Johan Örestig: “Revolution as accelerated modernity: Hannah Arendt and Anselm Jappe on radical social transformation”

“Though their approaches are very different, Hannah Arendt and Anselm Jappe take similar positions on the ambiguities of modernity and revolution. They not only analyse the contradictions of ‘modernity’, but show that the modern situation undermines the conditions for its existence, pointing towards its own revolutionary transformation.”