Showing posts from March, 2017

#10 – 16/03/17: Patrick Hayden presents "The Heart of Politics: Amor Mundi and Human Plurality"

Before drawing up the constitution of a new body politic, we shall have to create – –not merely discover – –a new foundation for human community as such. – – –Hannah Arendt, concluding remarks to The Origins of Totalitarianism For our next session we will be joined by Patrick Hayden, Professor of Political Theory and International Relations at St Andrews, who will  present his paper "The Heart of Politics: Amor Mundi and Human Plurality" .  Prof. Hayden has published widely on Arendt, including: a monograph,  Political Evil in a Global Age: Hannah Arendt and International Theory (2010), an edited collection,  Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts (2014), and numerous articles and chapters, the most recent of which explores Arendt, refugees, and world-making. Hayden's other publications include  Camus and the Challenge of Political Thought: Between Despair and Hope (2016) and the co-authored  Recognition and Global Politics: Critical Encounters between State and World (2015