Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College
Thinking About Thinking

von Goethe on Thinking

"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten but they may start a winning game."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Hannah Arendt Center
The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard is a unique institution, offering a marriage of non-partisan politics and the humanities. It serves as an intellectual incubator for engaged thinking and public discussion of the nation's most pressing political and ethical challenges.