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John Kenneth Galbraith on the Labor of Thought

John Kenneth Galbraith makes a case for critical thinking in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 2 March 2016 | 9:00 am

Amor Mundi 1/31/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we dissect a 1962 pardon request made by Adolf Eichmann, reflect on the Malheur occupation, and much more! Posted on 1 February 2016 | 11:41 am

Announcing the Winners of Our 2015 Student Opinion Contest!

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Last fall, as part of our eighth annual fall conference, “Why Privacy Matters: What Do We Lose When We Lose Our Privacy?,” we announced a Student Opinion Contest that challenged university and campus students to answer the following question: “Does Privacy Matter in the 21st century?” After reviewing close to 50 submissions, we are pleased…Read more Announcing the Winners of Our 2015 Student Opinion Contest! Posted on 6 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 12/6/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the promise of the Rojava settlement, reflect on ISIS's appeal to love as a recruitment tactic, and much more. Posted on 6 December 2015 | 9:00 pm

Amor Mundi 11/29/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the real issues behind the ongoing student protests, examine the role of race in Oscar Pitorius' trial, and much more! Posted on 29 November 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 11/22/15

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on the rhetoric used by student protests, explore the question of the United States accepting Syrian refugees, and more! Posted on 22 November 2015 | 8:01 pm

Hannah Arendt and The Muqaddimah

On a recent trip to the Hannah Arendt Collection, we came across a three-volume copy of The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History. Posted on 29 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

Born of Necessity, Blindness, or Strategy: On Greece and the Bureaucratically Divine

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Bureaucracy, as imagined by both Kafka and Arendt, embodies an ideology of necessity through which humans abdicate responsibility for their common world. Posted on 30 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 10/26/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we examine the portrait of Edward Snowden director Laura Poitras paints in her new film "Citizenfour," dig deep into the criticism revolving around the NY Metropolitan Opera's production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," meditate on why the Hong Kong protesters will not give up their fight for democracy, and much more. Posted on 27 October 2014 | 11:30 am

The Poverty of Ideas

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Roger Berkowitz discusses an essay written by Raymond Guess on the failure of contemporary thinking at the hands of denial, debt, and John Rawls' philosophy. Posted on 16 August 2014 | 10:56 am