June 7, 2021
If historians of science present a distorted picture, they imperil the future of science, a future on which modern civilization depends.
April 16, 2021
We reject the view that the members of any ethnic, racial, or tribal group have the sole right to tell “our story,” because that story is not solely theirs.
Understanding the illogical origin of cancel culture, we can more easily accept mistakes, flaws, and errors in history, and in ourselves, as part of our fallen nature.
February 25, 2021
A review of Bernard Bailyn's "Illuminating History: A Retrospective of Seven Decades."
In the first article of our feature critiquing the experts, psychobiologist John Staddon comes to a troubling conclusion. While science earns credibility by submitting evidence to numerous universally......
February 22, 2021
Created in Europe and spread throughout the world with the West’s rise, the university evolved from a guild-like medieval institution bounded by Christian doctrine to a flourishing, free-market......
September 30, 2020
A review of The Conversational Enlightenment: the Reconception of Rhetoric in 18th Century Thought, David Randall, Edinburgh University Press, 2019, 297 pp., $29.95 paperback.
July 2, 2020
Gertrude Himmelfarb’s life may have ended, but her work will continue to inspire and awaken those in dogmatic slumber.
Ta-Nehisi Coates received a MacArthur Fellowship for “[i]nterpreting complex and challenging issues around race and racism through . . . nuanced historical analysis.” But nuance......
It took a devout Catholic and Cuban exile in the U.S. to explain the profound importance of the Protestant Reformation to the success of the West.