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Birkaç Sessiz Soluk

Bazı dillerde, ‘anlamak’ sözcüğünün içinde ‘durmak’ fiilinin olduğunu öğrendiğimde, kim bilir kaç kez kullandığım İngilizce understand sözcüğüne bir adım geri çekilerek bakmış ve gerçekten şaşırmıştım. Dücane Cündioğlu’nun bir twitter notuydu bilginin kaynağı. 739 more words

Günler Getirdikçe

Why Hitler wasn't a Zionist (obviously) and the enduring wisdom of Hannah Arendt

This week by mere coincidence (in relation to the ruckus created by London’s former mayor Ken Livingstone) I began re-reading the brilliant Hannah Arendt’s ‘Eichmann in Jerusalem’. 1,021 more words


The Ordinariness of Murder

Life is lived in the ordinary moments. We live among ordinary people doing ordinary things in ordinary places. This is why everyone one loves movies. We get to experience the exciting cut up slices of someone’s life, without seeing the boring steps that occurred in between. 1,181 more words

Adolf Eichmann

On Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt

Despite continued use over the past fifty years, the phrase “banality of evil” has retained much of its power. For whatever reason, its edge has not yet been worn down by overhandling. 1,115 more words

Peer Pressure

One of my favorite comics is “For Better or For Worse,” which I read daily. It involves a dentist, his working wife, and their two kids. 865 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Essential Philosophical Cinema: 50 Films

April in New York City has been a philosopher’s month. Anthology Archives just wrapped up a series highlighting the works of French theorist Roland Barthes… 6,707 more words


Political Thinker Hannah Arendt and Artist Jean Jullien

Hannah Arendt, a well known jewish political theorist of the XX century, combines Hermeneutics, Existentialism and the use of Discourse in her political thought, influenced greatly by philosophers such as Emanuel Kant (which she read at the age of 14 for the first time!), Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Socrates and Aristoteles. 1,081 more words