Joseph Epstein

Author of Charm: The Elusive Enchantment (Lyons Press, 2018)

Academic Questions

March 23, 2020

Immaturity on Campus

Joseph Epstein

With students now in control of campus and classroom, Epstein wonders if it is all the result of raising children in the therapeutic ethos. Epstein himself was raised in a different ethos, a world in...

Continue Reading

March 20, 2019

University Presidents

Joseph Epstein

Once educational innovators and forceful exponents of the higher education ideal, university presidents are today more likely to be fundraisers for big capital projects and public relations hacks. Jos...

Continue Reading