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
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
In our Amor Mundi, we recognize Pope Francis' appeal for a new cultural paradigm, reflect on the inadequacies that are evident in education, and much more!
Posted on 30 August 2015 | 8:01 pm
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
A photo album of when Roger Berkowitz discussed Heidegger's "Black Notebooks" at the Goethe Institut in New York this past April.
Posted on 17 June 2014 | 11:17 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we wonder what Obama's success in securing the release of Bergdahl means for the power of the American presidency, reveal the double-edged quality of big data in the workplace, and identify another side of privacy on the web.
Posted on 9 June 2014 | 2:00 pm
“It may well be the region of the spirit or, rather, the path paved by thinking, this small track of non-time which the activity of thought beats within the time-space of mortal men and into which the trains of thought, of remembrance and anticipation, save whatever they touch from the ruin of historical and biographical…Read more Non-Time
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 11:37 am
Anthony Grafton calls David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism “one of the saddest stories, and one of the most learned, I have ever read.” Grafton knows that Anti-Judaism “is certainly not the first effort to survey the long grim history of the charges that have been brought against the Jews by their long gray line of self-appointed prosecutors.”…Read more Why the Jews?
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:43 pm
The response has been swift and negative to the Rolling Stone Magazine cover—a picture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who with his now dead brother planted deadly homemade bombs near the finish-line of the Boston Marathon. The cover features a picture Tsarnaev himself posted on his Facebook page before the bombing. It shows him as he wanted…Read more I Feel Like a Bullet Went Through My Heart
Posted on 19 July 2013 | 4:53 pm
It would be too much to hope that my plea to end the ideological warfare over Hannah Arendt would win over either those who insist she is a Nazi-lover or those who thinks she walks on water. That said, I have been pleasantly surprised that most people saw my essay for what it was: a…Read more Ideological Blindness
Posted on 11 July 2013 | 10:05 am