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On the Possibility of an Arendtian Nuclear Theory

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N.A.C. Taylor observes that if we are to have an Arendtian nuclear theory, we must now construct it ourselves. Posted on 31 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Japan’s Collective Self-Defense: On Arendt, Sovereignty, and Peace

To identify freedom with free will has brought the “most dangerous consequence,” for it allows us to claim freedom at the price of all others' sovereignty. Posted on 17 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Hannah Arendt and the Will of Zeus

We appreciate the various annotations Hannah Arendt made to her copy of "The Will of Zeus" in this week's Library feature. Posted on 1 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 9/27/15

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

Henry David Thoreau on Creating a Deep Mental Path

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Henry David Thoreau reflects on how continuous thought helps to create a deep mental path that will shape our lives in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 7 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

The Dystopia of Knowledge

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Jennifer M. Hudson uses Arendt and David Eggers' The Circle to understand man's quest to free himself from nature and to infinitely expand his knowledge. Posted on 24 May 2015 | 11:00 pm

Architecture: Human Intervention of the Earth

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Hans Teerds reflects on how we understand architecture as a political concern and, by extension, understand Karl Jaspers' spatial approach to thinking. Posted on 11 May 2015 | 10:00 am

Archimedes and the Anthropocene

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Jeffrey Champlin discusses how Arendt's use of the "Archimedean point" in Chapter 5 of The Human Condition helps us understand the Anthropocene. Posted on 27 April 2015 | 10:00 am

Amor Mundi 3/22/15

In our Amor Mundi, we challenge our colleges to make a safe place for dangerous thinking, reflect on the dangers posed by Salafist Jihad, and much more. Posted on 23 March 2015 | 11:30 am

Hannah Arendt Library: St. Augustine

We appreciate Arendt's engagement with Saint Augustine's "Confessions." Posted on 27 February 2015 | 10:00 am