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Dorothy Sayers Is the Answer t...

Sep 13, 2018 by

by Jesse Sumpter – John Dewey is such a big name in the educational world that it can seem like there is no way to push back...

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Have We Misjudged Machiavelli?

Jun 30, 2018 by

Machiavelli can enter public debate not merely as a wicked man concerned only with power and political maneuvering, but as a...

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God, Jonah Goldberg, and the S...

Jun 18, 2018 by

Jonah Goldberg terms a “miracle” the great wealth that has been produced by the West since the middle of the eighteenth...

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Marxism: A Primer

Apr 25, 2018 by

Bradley J. Birzer – Unlike reality—which is infinitely and ultimately unknowable—Marxism as ideology pretends to understand the...

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The Killing of the American Wh...

Apr 3, 2018 by

by Dwight Longenecker – Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this...

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How John Dewey Destroyed the S...

Jan 27, 2018 by

by Edwin Benson – If John Dewey’s theories had been accurate, it should have been the beginning of a bright new age of...

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The Radical Christianity of Th...

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Audrey Novak – Thomas More’s Utopia remains one of the most puzzling and paradoxical treatises on the ideal state. In order...

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Up From Liberalism

Nov 15, 2017 by

Liberalism is the refuge favored by intellectual cowardice, because the essence of the liberal’s position is that he has no...

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“Submission”: The ...

Oct 24, 2017 by

Jane Clark Scharl – A straightforward reading of Michel Houellebecq’s book shows that the author wants to consider the...

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When Colleges Betray Their Ben...

Oct 3, 2017 by

by George W. Rutler – Those colleges that neglect the heritage of their benefactors should cease living off their munificent...

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History as Tragedy and Farce: ...

Sep 15, 2017 by

by Mark Malvasi – In their political offensive against socialism and democracy, many European statesmen of the late-nineteenth...

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Why Note-Taking by Hand Is Bet...

Aug 10, 2017 by

by Joseph Pearce – In a groundbreaking study, researchers have shown that handwriting is better than typing as a means of...

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Tenure and the Common Good of ...

Aug 4, 2017 by

by Brian Jones – The university is ultimately designed to give students what is needed, rather than what is wanted or merely...

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What Is Human Dignity?

Jul 11, 2017 by

We display our dignity by imposing our will on nature to create a world where we can live as dignified beings—or not as miserably...

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The Last Great Englishman: Art...

Jun 27, 2017 by

by M.E. Bradford – Because he was an antique Englishman, the Iron Duke of Wellington was able to recognize his campaigns as...

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Is Standardized Testing Good f...

Jun 19, 2017 by

by Howard Merken – The philosophy of the liberal arts says that education should train the mind to think. But today teachers...

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Is the Rule of Law in Danger?

Jun 1, 2017 by

Allen Porter Mendenhall – Having flouted and subverted the rule of law for decades, the radical elements of the progressive...

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What Is the Constitution For?

May 25, 2017 by

by Bruce Frohnen – The U.S. Constitution is important, and great, precisely because it recognizes that people and their rights...

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It’s Alive! Why the Idea...

Apr 27, 2017 by

by Bruce Frohnen – By insisting that judges are responsible for fixing bad laws, rather than interpreting all laws with...

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What Can the Southern Traditio...

Apr 26, 2017 by

by Richard Weaver – Looking at the whole of the South’s promise and achieve­ment, I would be unwilling to say that it offers a...

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