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Summer 2015 Academic Questions: “Common Readings, Uncommon Conversations”

Jun 17, 2015 by NAS |

The new issue of Academic Questions takes on questions about common readings, "translingualism," and more. 

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The Liberal Arts as Conversation

Jun 04, 2015 by Jack Kerwick |

Philosophy professor Jack Kerwick writes that the purpose of education is not traditionalism, careerism, or activism, but what he calls "conversationalism."

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Experiencing the Common Core

Jun 03, 2015 by Carol Iannone |

Carol Iannone illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards and analyzes how accurately the CCSS represent the “American experience."

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Resurfacing Sustainability in AQ

Apr 23, 2015 by NAS |

In 2010, we devoted an issue of Academic Questions to the topic of sustainability. 

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Spring 2015 Academic Questions Is Available

Feb 26, 2015 by NAS |

The Spring 2015 issue of Academic Questions (volume 28, number 1) is now available.

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Winter 2014 Academic Questions Features Special Section, “God and Guns”

Dec 17, 2014 by NAS |

The special section of the winter 2014 Academic Questions highlights campus attitudes toward guns and religion.

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Women in Philosophy: Problems with the Discrimination Hypothesis

Dec 10, 2014 by Neven Sesardic, Rafael De Clercq |

The authors encourage readers to resist the call to accept the discrimination hypothesis without evaluating all of the evidence.

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After the Interregnum

Dec 05, 2014 by Patrick J. Deneen |

In "God's and Guns," a special section of the Winter 2014 Academic Questions, Patrick J. Deneen finds that both sides in the latest stage of the Culture Wars "represent a betrayal of the proper mission of higher education."

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Fall 2014 Academic Questions Highlights Western Culture and Tradition

Aug 14, 2014 by NAS |

The fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions offers special essays, poetry, and reviews that illimune the foundations of Western tradition.

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Small Latin, and Less Greek

Aug 13, 2014 by Bruce S. Thornton |

Bruce Thornton, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor at California State University, Fresno, reviews Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary Beard.

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Acknowledging Things of Darkness: Postcolonial Criticism of The Tempest

Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |

In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.

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Verdicts: Summer 2014 AQ Offers Judgments on Scholars’ Contributions to Academia

May 30, 2014 by NAS |

The summer 2014 issue of Academic Questions, “Verdicts,” offers a few judgments, positive and negative, on contributions of some prominent figures in recent academic and scholarly history.

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The Unemancipated Country: Eugene Genovese’s Discovery of the Old South

May 16, 2014 by Robert L. Paquette |

Robert Paquette reflects on Eugene Genovese's long career and contributions to history and political economy. 

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Learning to Fight

May 15, 2014 by David French |

Does military school prepare officers for battle, or for administration? 

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New Book: End of Academic Freedom

May 09, 2014 by NAS |

Three scholars have written a new book that identifies the forces that are subverting higher education's mission.

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