A Better Way To Hear PeopleJo Guldi argues that the Brexit vote and similar anti-elitist political movements need to be understood as more than simply a form of economic populism. While it is true that many Brexit and Trump voters are part of a working class milieu that has been excluded from the benefits of…Read more Amor Mundi: September 25th, 2016
Posted on 25 September 2016 | 8:24 am
Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither…Read more Amor Mundi, June 12th 2016
Posted on 12 June 2016 | 8:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, pay homage to the writings of Primo Levi, and much more!
Posted on 4 October 2015 | 8:01 pm
Philip Walsh discusses some of the startling conclusions Hannah Arendt arrived at with regards to moral philosophy.
Posted on 31 May 2015 | 11:00 pm
Nicholas Tampio discusses the dangers of the Common Core program and appeals to Arendt's concept of natality as a way to help education once again teach students how to think for themselves.
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 10:00 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we look into the controversial number of people that are killed each year by police, gain deeper insight into the Nazi Willem Sassen from his daughter, remember the value of being able to think from the perspective of multiple groups, and much more!
Posted on 8 December 2014 | 11:30 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the implications of an unprecedented rise of income inequality for the American Dream, consider how colleges should begin addressing sexual harassment of students on-campus, hope for a "digital cascade" in the American legal system, and much more.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:30 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore novelist Marilynne Robinson's observation that fear dominates the contemporary human condition, value the recognition of the "now" as made manifest in Richard McGuire's "Here", reflect on academics' deficiency when it comes to writing, and much more!
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 11:30 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we recognize the anti-totalitarian tones of Arthur Koestler's "Darkness at Noon", ask how we can repair American public discourse, reflect on ways we can seek to understand and learn from history, and much more.
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:30 am
This week in our Video Archives, we take a look back on a public discussion between Bill T. Jones and Roger Berkowitz on the Arendtian notion of thinking.
Posted on 14 August 2014 | 10:00 am