Academic Questions

Winter 2012

Volume 25 Issue 4

July 20, 2012

Unfashionable Ideas

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews the National Association of Scholars’ changing approach to reforming higher education.

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August 22, 2012

Against "Diversity"

John Rosenberg

Roger Clegg and John S. Rosenberg offer ten reasons to oppose the "diversity" rationale for racial preferences. They argue that "diversity" is discrimination, and provide evidence that its costs are h......

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September 12, 2012

AQ Fall 2012 Issue: “A Crucible Moment? A Forum on the President’s Call for a New Civics”

Crystal Plum

The fall 2012 issue of NAS’s journal Academic Questions presents a forum in which scholars respond to a call for a new kind of civics education.

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March 20, 2012

The Razor's Edge

Robin Fox

Professor Fox emphasizes the importance of teaching Western culture, given the fragility of today's liberal democratic societies, which exist "on a razor's edge." This article appears in the......

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March 23, 2012

Irving Louis Horowitz: A Force of Nature

Steve Balch

Irving Louis Horowitz, who for decades was publisher, advisor, and contributor to Academic Questions died on March 21st. NAS chairman Steve Balch remembers him.  

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March 26, 2012

A Final Article in Academic Questions by Irving Louis Horowitz

Ashley Thorne

In the current, spring 2012 issue of Academic Questions is one last article by Dr. Horowitz, "The Wealth of Nations and the Poverty of Analysts."

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March 27, 2012

Comments on "The Razor's Edge"

Daniel Asia

A brief look at Fox's article on Western Civilization.

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April 4, 2012

Final Edit: Irving Louis Horowitz, 1929-2012

Peter Wood

Peter Wood remembers Irving Louis Horowitz, founding publisher of Academic Questions and intellectual warrior.

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January 12, 2012

Nowhere But the West

Steve Balch

Steve Balch reviews The Uniqueness of Western Civilization by Ricardo Duchesne. This review appears in the winter 2011 issue of Academic Questions, volume 24, number 4.

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May 30, 2012

Dismissive Reviews: Academe's Memory Hole

Richard P. Phelps

Richard R. Phelps exposes how scholars fail to consult the research that has been done on their chosen topic and blandly claim themselves to be pioneers in the area.

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January 20, 2012

Academic Questions Cited in New York Post

Ashley Thorne

The idea of a bubble in higher education as considered in NAS's journal is getting wider notice.

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