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Our 2016 100/10 Membership Challenge Contests and Drawings Begin!

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We at the Hannah Arendt Center are very excited about this year’s 100/10 membership challenge, especially all of the contests and drawings we have planned! Posted on 22 July 2016 | 3:17 pm

Leading Students Into the World

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The authority of teachers lies, at least in part, in their ability to set aside judging and to present the world as it is to their students. Posted on 10 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

The Delusion of the Omnipotence

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It is worth analysing the different forms of violence and asking why and how they transgress various boundaries to approach omnipotence Posted on 3 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Even in Solitude There Are Always Two

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We live our whole lives in plurality--either in public, in private, or in solitude--but even even in solitude, there are always two sides in dialogue. Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:00 pm

The Public Life

House Of Representatives Allows Media Rare View Of House Chamber
To live an authentic public life, one must begin in the sphere of the private that one can confront and take ownership of one’s thoughts and principles. Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

William Henry Bragg on the Essence of Science

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William Bragg reflects on how science interacts with facts in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 18 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Truthfulness in Politics

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Donald Trump and John Stewart both tap into a desire among the American public for truth in politics. Posted on 16 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Hannah Arendt and the Pentagon Papers

In this week's Library feature, we come across several copies of "The Pentagon Papers" in Bard College's Hannah Arendt Library. Posted on 13 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Beethoven on Carrying and Writing Down Thoughts

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Ludvig van Beethoven reflects on carrying and writing down one's thoughts in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 11 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 8/9/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the wonders of boredom, admit our bafflement at he rise of ISIS, identify liberal arts' worst enemy, and much more! Posted on 9 August 2015 | 8:01 pm