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Amor Mundi 05/22/16

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In this week's Amor Mundi, we take a look at the persistence of non-facts in an article by Daniel Egber for Five Thirty Eight, take a peek at the relatively unknown, but important Oulipo movement, consider a Digital Humanities and more... Posted on 22 May 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 2/14/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the appeal of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, announce a job opening, and much more! Posted on 14 February 2016 | 8:01 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

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

Home, Homelessness, and The Human Condition

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Arendt’s "The Human Condition" forces us to ask the question: What does it means to be at home in the world? Posted on 27 December 2015 | 8:00 pm

Recognizing Rage and Legitimate Acts of Violence

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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

A Home Away From Home

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Jennie Han explores the concept of “home” with respect to our discussions of the ongoing student protests on American college campuses. Posted on 29 November 2015 | 8:00 pm

The Politics of Kafka

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Arendt reconstructs from Kafka's work a writer inspired by a world “in which the actions of man depend on nothing but himself and his spontaneity.” Posted on 22 November 2015 | 8:00 pm

Hannah Arendt, Kingship and the Gods

On a recent trip to the Hannah Arendt Collection, we came across this copy of Henri Frankfort's Kingship and the Gods. Posted on 17 September 2015 | 8:00 pm

Beyond Forgiveness

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Samantha Hill examines the act of forgiveness and asks whether we can embrace this principle with respect to someone like Dylann Roof. Posted on 28 June 2015 | 8:00 pm