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The Delusion of the Omnipotence

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It is worth analysing the different forms of violence and asking why and how they transgress various boundaries to approach omnipotence Posted on 3 January 2016 | 8:00 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 11/15/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on Arendt's understanding of evil and good in wake of the Paris attacks, scrutinize farmers markets, and much more! Posted on 15 November 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 5/17/15

In our Amor Mundi, we meditate on death and the ephemeral nature of the body, investigate the inhuman nature of humanities conferences, and much more! Posted on 18 May 2015 | 11:30 am

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 Collection: Arendt a “Who’s Who”

In this week's Library feature, we reflect on how Hannah Arendt was a "who's who" in 1974-5--just one year prior to her death at the age of 69. Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:00 am

Understanding, Ethics, and Love of the World

A member of our Twitter community shares her personal Arendt library with us and discusses how it helps inspire her own love of the world. Posted on 3 April 2015 | 10:00 am

Amor Mundi 3/15/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how solitude can provide our inner voices with room to flourish, and much more! Posted on 16 March 2015 | 11:30 am

A Special Donation

The Hannah Arendt Center acknowledges a special donation it received from Konstanze Bachman in honor of her mother, Maria Schmitt-Kuemmell. Posted on 31 January 2015 | 7:45 am

Amor Mundi – 8/18/13

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither…Read more Amor Mundi – 8/18/13 Posted on 19 August 2013 | 9:03 am