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Arendt, Social Change, and History

We appreciate the annotations Arendt made to her copy of Nisbet's "Social Change and History" in this week's Library feature.

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Posted on 7 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 9/13/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the state of fear in contemporary America, explore the true societal impact of colleges, and much more!

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Posted on 13 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 7/12/15

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on the exceptional place the black church holds in American culture, discuss the importance of encryption, and much more!

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Posted on 12 July 2015 | 8:01 pm

The Conditions of “Savages”

Michiel Bot discusses how Arendt's use of the term "savages" and "Dark Continent" in The Origins of Totalitarianism can advance our political thinking.

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Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:00 am

Totalitarianism and the Sand Storm

“If this practice [of totalitarianism] is compared with […] [the desert] of tyranny, it seems as if a way had been found to set the desert itself in motion, to let loose a sand storm that could cover all parts of the inhabited earth. The conditions under which we exist today in the field of…Read more Totalitarianism and the Sand Storm

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Posted on 3 February 2014 | 9:30 am