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Hannah Arendt, Social Constructs, and Seeing the World

Rukaya Al Zayani has shared several images with us of her personal Arendt library and explained how Arendt has influenced her view of the world. Posted on 18 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

Studying the History of Political Theory with Hannah Arendt

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Arendt never gave an account of her methodology in political theory, but in her notes, we see her offering a way to engage the world of political thinking. Posted on 14 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

Arendt and the Functions of Political Thought

We appreciate the annotations Hannah Arendt made to an anthology of essays on political thought in this week's Library feature. Posted on 4 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

On the Possibility of an Arendtian Nuclear Theory

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N.A.C. Taylor observes that if we are to have an Arendtian nuclear theory, we must now construct it ourselves. Posted on 31 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 1/24/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the democratic role of the U.S. constitution, ask what it means to share the unshareable, and much more! Posted on 24 January 2016 | 9:00 pm

Action and Interaction

Action and interaction both relate to the public space, but where and how they occur in the world differs significantly. Posted on 24 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Announcing the Winners of Our 2015 Student Opinion Contest!

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Last fall, as part of our eighth annual fall conference, “Why Privacy Matters: What Do We Lose When We Lose Our Privacy?,” we announced a Student Opinion Contest that challenged university and campus students to answer the following question: “Does Privacy Matter in the 21st century?” After reviewing close to 50 submissions, we are pleased…Read more Announcing the Winners of Our 2015 Student Opinion Contest! Posted on 6 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 1/3/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the rise of amateurism in politics, contemplate the complexity of the human brain, and much more! Posted on 3 January 2016 | 9:00 pm

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

Arendt and the Kantian Influence in International Relations

Donna Weeks shares her personal Arendt library with us and her thoughts on studying the Kantian influence in IR in this week's Library feature. Posted on 10 December 2015 | 8:00 pm