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Arendt : Otium

samedi 29 novembre 2008

honnêteté
honestidade
honesty
honneur
honra
honradez
honor
honour
retitude
retidão

The Greek word Wort
mot
palavra
palabra
word
Worte
rema
parole
mot
mots
vāk
vāc
skhole, like the Latin otium, means richesse
abondance
riqueza
abundância
wealth
prospérité
Artha
moyens
means
meios
primarily freedom Freiheit
liberté
liberdade
freedom
liberdad
eleutheria
svātantrya
Atiguna
from political activity and not simply leisure time, although both words are also used to indicate freedom from labor travail
travaux
tâche
labeur
trabalho
labor
trabajo
tarefa
task
and life Leben
vie
vida
life
zoe
’s necessities. In any event Ereignis
événement
acontecimento
acontecimento apropriador
acontecimiento
enowning
evento
event
, they always indicate a condition free from worries and cares. An excellent description of the everyday life of an ordinary Athenian citizen, who enjoys full freedom from labor and work, can be found in Fustel de Coulanges, The Ancient City (Anchor ed. ; 1956), pp. 334—36 ; it will convince everybody how time-consuming political activity was under the conditions of the city-state. One can easily guess how full of worry this ordinary political life was if one remembers that Athenian law did not permit remaining neutral and punished those who did not want to take sides in factional strife with loss of citizenship.


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