December 30, 2020
The widely accepted notion that “all art is political” is false. Plenty of visual art—landscapes, portraiture, still life—is unrelated to any social context. Moreover, much of......
March 23, 2020
The purpose of liberal arts education was once conceived as the social and intellectual maturation of students. But with the importation of “Humboldtian” distribution requirements in the n......
September 3, 2019
The political imbalance on most college faculties is often attributed to “self-selection,” the aggregation of left-leaning cognitive high-performers voluntarily choosing to pursue academic......
March 29, 2019
A study on the partisanship of liberal arts professors at America's top universities.
A review of "A Race Odyssey," by Mary Lefkowitz. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008, 202 pp., $25.00 hardbound.
December 21, 2012
September 5, 2012
The report "A Crucible Moment," correctly diagnoses the problem of using higher education primarily as job training but mistakenly encourages us to use it primarily as political training,......
June 20, 2011
December 21, 2008
September 26, 2008
This is an article from the "Future of Race Preferences" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 21, no. 3).