Incluye índice CONTENIDO: The Human Condition. -- Vita Activa and the Human Condition. -- The Term Vita Activa. -- Eternity versus Immortality. -- The Public and the Private Realm. -- Man: A Social or a Political Animal. -- The Polis and the Household. -- The Rise of the Social. -- The Public Realm: The Common. -- The Private Realm: Property. -- The Social and the Private. -- The Location of Human Activities. -- Labor. -- "The Labour of Our Body and the Work of Our Hands". -- The Thing-Character of the World. -- Labor and Life. -- Labor and Fertility. -- The Privacy of Property and Wealth. -- The Instruments of Work and the Division of Labor. -- A Consumers' Society. -- Work. -- The Durability of the World. -- Reification. -- Instrumentality and Animal Laborans. -- Instrumentality and Homo Faber. -- The Exchange Market. -- The Permanence of the World and the Work of Art. -- Action. -- The Disclosure of the Agent in Speech and Action. -- The Web of Relationships and the Enacted Stories. -- The Frailty of Human Affairs. -- The Greek Solution. -- Power and the Space of Appearance. -- Homo Faber and the Space of Appearance. -- The Labor Movement. -- The Traditional Substitution of Making for Acting. -- The Process Character of Action. -- Irreversibility and the Power To Forgive. -- Unpredictability and the Power of Promise. -- The Vita Activa and the Modern Age. -- World Alienation. -- The Discovery of the Archimedean Point. -- Universal versus Natural Science. -- The Rise of the Cartesian Doubt. -- Introspection and the Loss of Common Sense. -- Thought and the Modern World View. -- The Reversal of Contemplation and Action. -- The Reversal within the Vita Activa and the Victory of Homo Faber. -- The Defeat of Homo Faber and the Principle of Happiness. -- Life as the Highest Good. -- The Victory of the Animal Laborans.