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July 2, 2020

The Games That Academics Play

David Lewis Schaefer

The emerging field of “game studies” is troubling not only because it promotes game playing over the difficult responsibilities of adulthood, but also because it disguises a radical p...

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September 3, 2019

Why We Need to Read

Karen Swallow Prior

Reading, according to Karen Prior, forms one’s character, cultivates virtues such as patience, attentiveness, diligence, and humility, and leads to greater academic and professional success. Why...

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September 3, 2019

Grove City College Plays Yale: Academic Values in the Trump Era

Donald M. Hassler

A personal reflection on the contrast on education at Grove City and Yale. 

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April 27, 2009

The Classroom Without Reason

Douglas Campbell

The following essay is a "Report from the Academy" which was published in Academic Questions (volume 22, number 2).

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