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The Courage to Be: Danfung Dennis

Courage to Be Student Fellows Clara Gallagher and Milan Miller with Roger Berkowitz and Danfung Dennis
Clara Gallagher and Milan Miller, HAC student fellows, reflect on Danfung Dennis' visit for our spring 2016 "Courage to Be" dinner/speaker series. Posted on 9 June 2016 | 2:57 pm

Home, Homelessness, and The Human Condition

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Arendt’s "The Human Condition" forces us to ask the question: What does it means to be at home in the world? Posted on 27 December 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 11/15/15

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

On the Justice of Institutions and of Persons: Impartiality and Dependency in Martha Nussbaum and Hannah Arendt

On the Justice of Institutions and of Persons: Impartiality and Dependency in Martha Nussbaum and Hannah Arendt
Arendt scarcely addressed distributive justice, but her reasoning could augment that of Martha Nussbaum, who criticized the liberal model of John Rawls. Posted on 15 November 2015 | 8:00 pm

Even in Solitude There Are Always Two

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We live our whole lives in plurality--either in public, in private, or in solitude--but even even in solitude, there are always two sides in dialogue. Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:00 pm

Arendt’s Plurality of Languages

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Thomas Wild and Anne Posten discuss how we need to read Hannah Arendt in the plurality of her languages in such a way that their differences illuminate each other if we want to grasp the political and poetic spectrum, legacy, and provocation of her thinking. Posted on 12 January 2015 | 10:00 am

The Nation Principle

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Michiel Bot explores Arendt's understanding of the "national idea" as one of the origins of totalitarianism. Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:00 am

Video Archives: Lunchtime Talk with Ursula Ludz (2010)

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This week, we look back on a 2010 Lunchtime Talk with Ursula Ludz, a former visiting scholar of the Hannah Arendt Center. Posted on 6 November 2014 | 9:00 am

Arendt, Matisse, and Stripping Away the Face

Anne O'Byrne discusses Arendt's reaction to a Matisse exhibition and what "stripping away the face" means for our humanness. Posted on 22 September 2014 | 10:00 am

Arendt on Thinking with Kant and Kafka

HAC Associate Fellow Jeffrey Champlin discusses Arendt's conception of thinking as dually meaningful, implying either timeless human faculty or immersed reflection that is capable of change. Posted on 9 June 2014 | 11:42 am