Lance Strate discusses how Arendt teaches us about the mutability of privacy.
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 10:00 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how one's living environment growing up affects one's future, wonder whether privacy exists in our networked society, realize the exponential decline of innovation, and much more.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:30 am
Scholar Lance Strate discusses Arendt's remarks on the loss of the public realm and explains how this unique kind of environment relates to immortality and writing.
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:30 am
“There is perhaps no clearer testimony to the loss of the public realm in the modern age than the almost complete loss of authentic concern with immortality, a loss somewhat overshadowed by the simultaneous loss of the metaphysical concern with eternity.” -Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition, Hannah Arendt was one of the first to remark…Read more Death and the Public Realm
Posted on 13 May 2013 | 11:05 am
“The emergence of society—the rise of housekeeping, its activities, problems, and organizational devices—from the shadowy interior of the household into the light of the public sphere, has not only blurred the old borderline between private and political, it has also changed almost beyond recognition the meaning of the two terms and their significance for the…Read more The Deprivations of Privacy
Posted on 3 December 2012 | 10:57 am
This question may appear curious if not ill-formed. Many of us certainly associate prisons with the minute and pervasive exercise of power over the inmates who inhabit them, but we are also more accustomed to using “totalitarian” to describe dictatorial governmental regimes and sociopolitical movements. As a result, we may be inclined to think that…Read more Are American Prisons Totalitarian?
Posted on 30 August 2012 | 12:33 pm