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The Ethics of Eichmann’s Defense

Through Hans Teerds' Quote of the Week piece, we examine the potential role of public space through the lens of Arendt's idea of plurality. Posted on 19 May 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 2/28/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the danger Donald Trump poses to American democracy, honor students' right to free speech, and much more! Posted on 28 February 2016 | 9:00 pm

Thinking in and through “Emergency”

Among its accomplishments, Eichmann in Jerusalem reflects on the close relation between language and thinking, especially in moments of emergency. Posted on 28 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 1/17/16

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on the successes of anti-establishment presidential candidates, contemplate the Internet's effect on reading, and much more. Posted on 17 January 2016 | 8:01 pm

Hannah Arendt — Among Friends?

Jerome Kohn remembers Hannah Arendt on the 40th anniversary of her death. Posted on 3 December 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

We Never Left: When Nixon Went to China, or when Xi Came to America

The modern Chinese state under President Xi Jinping is an exceedingly different beast than the regimes Arendt understood as inaugurating totalitarianism. Posted on 27 September 2015 | 8:00 pm

Arendt and Transformation

Thomas Wild discusses how the transformation of thinking and acting into works of art permeates Arendt's understanding of the world conceived by humankind. Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:30 am

Arendt’s Plurality of Languages

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

Amor Mundi 12/7/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we look into the controversial number of people that are killed each year by police, gain deeper insight into the Nazi Willem Sassen from his daughter, remember the value of being able to think from the perspective of multiple groups, and much more! Posted on 8 December 2014 | 11:30 am