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Amor Mundi 3/8/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how certain curricula in schools today are undermining moral facts, realize that the penalty for leakers of sensitive information varies depending on one's connections, uncover 'discriminatory intent' within and beyond the Ferguson police department, and much more!

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Posted on 9 March 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 2/8/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the transformation of artists into creative entrepreneurs, meditate on the fragility of our common world, recognize the importance of "popular art," and much more.

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Posted on 9 February 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 2/16/14

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 2/16/14

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Posted on 17 February 2014 | 2:43 pm

Amor Mundi 1/26/14

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 1/26/14

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Posted on 28 January 2014 | 12:19 pm

The Perplexities of Secularism

Does a cross in a courtroom infringe on the religious freedom of non-Christians involved in legal proceedings? Does it violate the principles of a secular state? These questions have recently arisen in Germany thanks to the trial of Beate Zschäpe. Zschäpe is the one surviving member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a band of…Read more The Perplexities of Secularism

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Posted on 21 May 2013 | 1:06 pm