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Amor Mundi 1/10/16

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on how life pressures us to remember some pasts over others, check in on the state of American rage, and much more! Posted on 10 January 2016 | 8:01 pm

Alexander Hamilton on the Fruit of Labor and Thought

Alexander Hamilton reflects on how the fruit of labor and thought help constitute the appearance of genius in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 4 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 7/19/15

In our Amor Mundi, we explore some of the questions raised by Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," reflect on our modern information economy, and much more! Posted on 19 July 2015 | 8:01 pm

Monument To War

In The Human Condition, Arendt at one point discusses a type of monument, that complicates the process of creating historical memory through a common world. Posted on 12 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 7/5/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the fate of the modern novel, wonder whether automation is about to replace human labor, and much more! Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:01 pm

The Promise of Action

Arendt reveals that by having an interest in local issues, people can band together, create shared initiatives, and thereby disclose the promise of action. Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 6/21/15

In our Amor Mundi, we identify the recent church shooting in Charleston as a speakable act, reflect on the Pope's views about climate change, and much more. Posted on 21 June 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 6/7/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the Senate's passage of the USA Freedom Act, remember our appreciation for imaginative thinking, and much more. Posted on 7 June 2015 | 11:01 pm

Amor Mundi 3/22/15

In our Amor Mundi, we challenge our colleges to make a safe place for dangerous thinking, reflect on the dangers posed by Salafist Jihad, and much more. Posted on 23 March 2015 | 11:30 am

Hannah Arendt on Use and Consumption

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