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The Varieties of Exception

Arendt’s comparison of the criminal and the stateless person draws our attention to the multiple exceptions that sovereign states create.

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Posted on 11 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 9/20/15

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on how bureaucratic culture is spoiling freedom on college campuses, wonder at persistent government surveillance, and more!

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Posted on 20 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 7/5/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the fate of the modern novel, wonder whether automation is about to replace human labor, and much more!

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 6/21/15

In our Amor Mundi, we identify the recent church shooting in Charleston as a speakable act, reflect on the Pope's views about climate change, and much more.

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Posted on 21 June 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 6/14/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on diversity of thought in the age of social media, explore the meanings and elements of computer code, and much more!

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Posted on 14 June 2015 | 11:01 pm