Arendt reconstructs from Kafka's work a writer inspired by a world “in which the actions of man depend on nothing but himself and his spontaneity.”
Posted on 22 November 2015 | 8:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on Arendt's understanding of evil and good in wake of the Paris attacks, scrutinize farmers markets, and much more!
Posted on 15 November 2015 | 8:01 pm
Arendt's description of The Trial in terms of "sarcasm" raises a number of issues about the effect and intended meaning of Kafka's writing.
Posted on 1 November 2015 | 8:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we follow one family's escape from Syria as they seek asylum elsewhere, remember Sheldon Wolin, and much more!
Posted on 25 October 2015 | 8:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the features of Nazi antisemitism, reflect on whether bureaucracy can secure liberty, and much more!
Posted on 27 September 2015 | 8:01 pm
In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on how bureaucratic culture is spoiling freedom on college campuses, wonder at persistent government surveillance, and more!
Posted on 20 September 2015 | 8:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we use the recently Ashley Madison hack to reflect on privacy, advocate for the rights of adjunct faculty, and much more!
Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:01 pm
Bureaucracy, as imagined by both Kafka and Arendt, embodies an ideology of necessity through which humans abdicate responsibility for their common world.
Posted on 30 August 2015 | 8:00 pm
In our Amor Mundi, we explore how Title IX can endanger intellectual freedom on college campuses, meditate on our obsession with pictures, and much more!
Posted on 31 May 2015 | 11:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the promise of the Class of 2015, relate Arendt's thoughts on Eichmann to a modern mass murderer, and much more.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:00 am