March 5, 2017

Amor Mundi: Explorations in the Faith and Thought of Hannah by J.W. Bernauer

By J.W. Bernauer

The identify of our assortment is owed to Hannah Arendt herself. Writing to Karl Jaspers on August 6, 1955, she referred to how she had simply simply began to actually love the area and expressed her wish to testify to that love within the identify of what got here to be released because the Human : "Out of gratitude, i need to name my publication approximately political theories Arnor Mundi. "t looking back, it used to be becoming that amor mundi, love of the area, by no means turned the name of just one of Arendt's stories, for it's the subject matter which permeates all of her idea. the aim of this volume's a- ticles is to pay a severe tribute to this topic by means of exploring its which means, the cultural and highbrow resources from which it derives, in addition to its assets for conte- porary concept and motion. we're privileged to incorporate as a part of the gathering formerly unpu- lished lectures by means of Arendt in addition to a infrequently spotted essay which she wrote in 1964. Taken jointly, they engrave the important positive factors of her imaginative and prescient of amor mundi. Arendt provided "Labor, paintings, motion" on November 10, 1964, at a convention "Christianity and fiscal Man:Moral judgements in an prosperous Society," which 2 was once held on the Divinity college of the college of Chicago.

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