N.A.C. Taylor observes that if we are to have an Arendtian nuclear theory, we must now construct it ourselves.
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the state of refugees and human rights, realize the need to rethink the role of Congress in formulating U.S. foreign policy, meditate on the outcome of Darren Wilson's trial, and much more.
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‘This child, this in-between to which the lovers are now related and which they hold in common, is representative of the world in that it also separates them; it is an indication that they will insert a new world into the existing world.’ -Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition What can we know about Arendtian action? In…Read more Arendtian Action
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“The teacher’s qualification consists in knowing the world and being able to instruct others about it, but his authority rests on his assumption of responsibility for that world. Vis-à-vis the child it is as though he were a representative of all adult inhabitants, pointing out the details and saying to the child: This is our…Read more Teaching Arendtian Thinking
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This Quote of the Week was originally posted on August 20, 2012 We are born into this world of plurality where father and mother stand ready for us, ready to receive us and welcome us and guide us and prove that we are not strangers.” -Hannah Arendt, Denktagebuch Notebook 19, Section 39, February, 1954 When Rousseau opens Of The…Read more Born into a World of Plurality
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