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Political Lies: Altering Facts and Rewriting History

Richard A. Barrett discusses how political lies not only skew history but also undermine a political actor's ability to engage with reality.

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Posted on 9 February 2015 | 10:00 am

Strandbibliotheek

Beach Library in Belgium

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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 2:21 pm

On Facts (for Elisabeth Young-Bruehl)

This “Quote of the week was originally published on December 19, 2011. “Conceptually, we may call truth what we cannot change; metaphorically, it is the ground on which we stand and the sky that stretches above us.” — Hannah Arendt, “Truth and Politics” I spent December 2 in Greencastle, Indiana, talking about politics, political theory,…Read more On Facts (for Elisabeth Young-Bruehl)

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Posted on 14 October 2013 | 11:40 am

The Burqa and the Political Realm

“The presence of others who see what we see and hear what we hear assures us of the reality of the world and ourselves.” -Hannah Arendt,  The Human Condition Over the past decade, European public opinion has roiled with controversy over the full face covering – the niqab or burqa – of Muslim women. According…Read more The Burqa and the Political Realm

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Posted on 30 October 2012 | 11:01 am

On Facts (For Elisabeth Young-Bruehl)-Patchen Markell

“Conceptually, we may call truth what we cannot change; metaphorically, it is the ground on which we stand and the sky that stretches above us.” — Hannah Arendt, “Truth and Politics” I spent December 2 in Greencastle, Indiana, talking about politics, political theory, and the life and work of Hannah Arendt at DePauw University.  Over…Read more On Facts (For Elisabeth Young-Bruehl)-Patchen Markell

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Posted on 19 December 2011 | 2:27 pm