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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

Amor Mundi 10/18/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we thank everyone for making "Why Privacy Matters" a huge success, reflect on Steve McQueen's cinematic artistry, and much more! Posted on 18 October 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 6/7/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the Senate's passage of the USA Freedom Act, remember our appreciation for imaginative thinking, and much more. Posted on 7 June 2015 | 11:01 pm

Amor Mundi 4/26/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the occurrence of violence in our world, meditate on the benefits of a college education, and much more! Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:41 am

Video Archives – Roundtable Discussion on Occupy Wall Street (2011)

Occupy Wall Street
In this week's Video Archives, we remember a 2011 roundtable discussion on the Occupy movement. Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:00 am

Amor Mundi 10/12/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we recognize Patrick Modiano for his winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, wonder at how few memoirs have been written about the War in Afghanistan when compared to the Iraq War, ask whether big data is the new positivism, and much more! Posted on 13 October 2014 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 9/14/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we recognize the similarities between art and athleticism, reflect on President Obama's unexpected embrace of unilateralism, examine human relationships in an increasingly mechanized world, and much more. Posted on 15 September 2014 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 7/6/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we identify the need to re-imagine and re-invigorate America's ideals, observe the connections between Instagram and the primary genres of Western secular art, and appreciate Proust's masterpiece every time we read it. Posted on 7 July 2014 | 12:00 pm

Politics Beyond Councils: Arendt, Recognition, and Feminism

Marieke Borren, “Feminism as Revolutionary Practice: From Justice and the Politics of Recognition to Freedom” Hypatia vol. 28, no. 1 (Winter 2013) One of the broader appeals of feminism for critical thinking today derives from its focus on specificity. In their focus on embodiment, in the narrower and wider sense, the best feminist writers offer…Read more Politics Beyond Councils: Arendt, Recognition, and Feminism Posted on 26 February 2014 | 12:16 pm

Arendt versus Occupy

Review of:  Danny Michelsen and Franz Walter, Unpolitical Democracy: On the Crisis of Representation  [Unpolitische Demokratie: Zur Krise der Repräsentation (Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2013)] In this new study, Danny Michelsen and Franz Walter of the Institute of Democracy Research at Göttingen University examine the problem of democratic representation in terms of a paradox: democracy wishes to…Read more Arendt versus Occupy Posted on 30 October 2013 | 9:53 am