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Amor Mundi 10/25/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we follow one family's escape from Syria as they seek asylum elsewhere, remember Sheldon Wolin, and much more! Posted on 25 October 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

Khalil Gibran’s Thoughts on Thinking: Faith and the Heart

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Lebanese-American poet Khalil Gibran reflects on thinking's inability to meddle with faith in this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 6 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

Hannah Arendt and The Narratable Self

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Laurie Naranch discusses how the Italian philosopher Adriana Cavarero uses Arendt to argue for a narratable self in defense of individual uniqueness. Posted on 23 March 2015 | 10:00 am

Undodged Bullets and Broken Eggs

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Ian Storey discusses how a problem of language and appearance in our society fails to account for untold millions of people who are suffering. Posted on 2 February 2015 | 10:00 am

Amor Mundi 12/28/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on our reactions to the recent killing of American police officers, meditate on Pope Francis' critique of the Church leadership, identify a separation between civilian and military life as a predominant characteristic in today's war literature, and much more. Posted on 29 December 2014 | 11:30 am

Video Archives – The Eichmann Trial: A Discussion with Deborah Lipstadt (2012)

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In this week's Video Archives, we remember a 2012 discussion between historian Deborah Lipstadt and Roger Berkowitz on Arendt's treatment of the Eichmann trial. Posted on 13 November 2014 | 9:00 am

American Exceptionalism: What Are We Fighting For?

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For the Weekend Read this week, we provide an edited transcript of Professor Berkowitz’s speech, which he delivered at the commencement of this year's conference "The Unmaking of Americans: Are There Still American Values Worth Fighting For?" Posted on 18 October 2014 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 7/27/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explain the problem of American education using Campbell's law, marvel at the expansiveness of the U.S. prison system, and rethink the tradition and history of Ivy League schools. Posted on 28 July 2014 | 12:00 pm