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 uncritical acceptance nor contemptuous rejection. Rather, it is the unwavering facing up to and comprehension of that which is.
The HA Journal
Hannah Arendt's writing continues to delight and inspire, even as she asks us to confront the most haunting questions of our time. The HA Journal embodies the desire to remain true to Arendt’s irreverent, provocative, and vibrant spirit. While HA will solicit and publish new scholarship on Hannah Arendt, the journal seeks above all to publish essays that provoke, surprise, and enlighten as they speak to and about the common world.