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 06/05/16
Posted on 5 June 2016 | 8:00 pm
In today's Amor Mundi, we consider Trump's banality, discover how comics affected Ta-Nehisi Coates' writing, get a sneak peek of some of the Fall Conference content in Roger's piece "Real Talk," also featured on Medium, and more...
Posted on 20 March 2016 | 9:30 pm
In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on the successes of anti-establishment presidential candidates, contemplate the Internet's effect on reading, and much more.
Posted on 17 January 2016 | 8:01 pm
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Posted on 10 January 2016 | 8:01 pm
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
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the true meaning of Christmas, explore the dangers inherent in unmasking, and much more!
Posted on 27 December 2015 | 9:00 pm
Laurie Naranch explains how rage may authorize momentary violence as a legitimate, if for Arendt, antipolitical response to injustice.
Posted on 20 December 2015 | 8:00 pm
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 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 this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the state of fear in contemporary America, explore the true societal impact of colleges, and much more!
Posted on 13 September 2015 | 8:01 pm