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Assy said he was held for about six hours before a judge had him sign a paper promising not to insult the president again and released him without charge.
Assy addresses significant issues, and it is a pity this book is not written in a manner more accessible to a larger audience.
Assy starts by explaining her interest in ethics and outlining two puzzles.
Assy locates Arendt's emergent interest in ethics in her writing on totalitarianism and on Eichmann as a representative of totalitarianism.
'Banality of evil', Assy emphasizes, does not for Arendt describe 'an explanation or theory of evil'.
Her lectures on Kant's political philosophy are considered preparation for this third part, and form for Assy the basis for her chapter on judging.
Thus, through a discussion of thinking (Chapter 3), willing (Chapter 4), and judging (Chapter 5), Assy develops an ethics of responsibility.