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Amor Mundi 5/10/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the implications of a new French surveillance law, consider the infantalization of college students, and much more!

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Posted on 11 May 2015 | 12:00 pm

Arendtian Action

‘This child, this in-between to which the lovers are now related and which they hold in common, is representative of the world in that it also separates them; it is an indication that they will insert a new world into the existing world.’ -Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition What can we know about Arendtian action? In…Read more Arendtian Action

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Posted on 3 March 2014 | 10:34 am

Arendt & Auden

“And wonder what you’ve missed” – W. H. Auden, as quoted in Hannah Arendt’s The Life of the Mind At the end of the second-to-last chapter of the Thinking section of The Life of the Mind , Hannah Arendt quotes two stanzas from W. H. Auden’s poem As I Walked Out One Evening, the first of…Read more Arendt & Auden

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Posted on 10 December 2012 | 11:30 am