In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the real issues behind the ongoing student protests, examine the role of race in Oscar Pitorius' trial, and much more!
Posted on 29 November 2015 | 8:01 pm
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
In this week's Amor Mundi, we see the banality of evil in the trial of Oskar Gröning, identify certain dangers of social science research, and much more!
Posted on 4 May 2015 | 11:30 am
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how poverty has changed, explore the stories of some of the leaders of the Civil Rights movement, and much more!
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 10:00 am
Johannes Lang explores the moral and political consequences of emotion entering into the public sphere.
Posted on 23 February 2015 | 10:00 am
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
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how one's living environment growing up affects one's future, wonder whether privacy exists in our networked society, realize the exponential decline of innovation, and much more.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:30 am
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
Roger Berkowitz discusses American exceptionalism and its decline as evinced in Charles Murray's "Coming Apart".
Posted on 21 September 2014 | 9:25 am
Anand Giridharadas has written a thoughtful and thrilling new book, The True American. It tells two interlocking stories of Rais Bhuiyan and Mark Stroman. Bhuiyan is a striver, an immigrant from Bangladesh, and a Muslim. Stroman is a drug addict, a charmer, and a Texan who is hateful and broken. Shortly after the attacks on…Read more The True American
Posted on 30 May 2014 | 5:59 pm