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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

Hannah Arendt on Use and Consumption

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Philip Walsh discusses Hannah Arendt's critique of the consumer society that was emerging in the 1950s. Posted on 9 March 2015 | 10:00 am

Transformation of the Intangible

Everything that is, must appear, and nothing can appear without a shape of its own… -Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition The book is under attack. A recent article in The New Atlantis begins by calling the book “modernity’s quintessential technology,” but reports that “now that the rustle of the book’s turning page competes with the…Read more Transformation of the Intangible Posted on 17 June 2013 | 10:45 am

What is a House?

Hannah Arendt spoke of having acquired, through her life, a “love of the world.” When writing about education she argues that “education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it.” And in politics, she insists, we must care for and love the world more than…Read more What is a House? Posted on 16 November 2012 | 3:56 pm