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The Courage to Be: Danfung Dennis

Courage to Be Student Fellows Clara Gallagher and Milan Miller with Roger Berkowitz and Danfung Dennis
Clara Gallagher and Milan Miller, HAC student fellows, reflect on Danfung Dennis' visit for our spring 2016 "Courage to Be" dinner/speaker series. Posted on 9 June 2016 | 2:57 pm

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

Thinking in and through “Emergency”

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Among its accomplishments, Eichmann in Jerusalem reflects on the close relation between language and thinking, especially in moments of emergency. Posted on 28 February 2016 | 8:00 pm

On the Possibility of an Arendtian Nuclear Theory

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N.A.C. Taylor observes that if we are to have an Arendtian nuclear theory, we must now construct it ourselves. Posted on 31 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

Hannah Arendt and the Will of Zeus

We appreciate the various annotations Hannah Arendt made to her copy of "The Will of Zeus" in this week's Library feature. Posted on 1 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 9/20/15

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on how bureaucratic culture is spoiling freedom on college campuses, wonder at persistent government surveillance, and more! Posted on 20 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 8/16/15

In our Amor Mundi, we reflect on the corporatization of education, realize the need for civil disobedience against the regulatory state, and much more! Posted on 16 August 2015 | 8:01 pm

Hannah Arendt: A Legacy of Americans’ Love for Freedom

This week's Library feature reveals the extent to which Hannah Arendt respected American's love for freedom. Posted on 6 August 2015 | 8:00 pm

Education, Crisis, and Whether We Love the World Enough

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Laurie Naranch wonders if education can prepare us to assume responsibility for and help renew the common world. Posted on 2 August 2015 | 8:00 pm