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Amor Mundi: September 25th, 2016

A Better Way To Hear PeopleJo Guldi argues that the Brexit vote and similar anti-elitist political movements need to be understood as more than simply a form of economic populism. While it is true that many Brexit and Trump voters are part of a working class milieu that has been excluded from the benefits of…Read more Amor Mundi: September 25th, 2016

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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 8:24 am

Amor Mundi 2/1/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the rules of the modern political correctness movement, reflect on the state of anti-rape activities on college campuses, revisit our understanding of affluence in America, and much more.

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Posted on 2 February 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 8/24/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we recognize the continuing relevance of humanities in the university system, identify the emptiness and fear that motivates modern-day antisemitism and Islamophobia, reflect on the world that allowed the ISIS militant group to emerge, and much more.

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 7/6/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we identify the need to re-imagine and re-invigorate America's ideals, observe the connections between Instagram and the primary genres of Western secular art, and appreciate Proust's masterpiece every time we read it.

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Posted on 7 July 2014 | 12:00 pm

Amor Mundi 5/18/14

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opusĀ Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled uponĀ 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 uncritical acceptance…Read more Amor Mundi 5/18/14

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Posted on 19 May 2014 | 11:59 am