Keith Whitaker

John Silber, R.I.P.

Sep 28, 2012 by Keith Whitaker |

Whitaker offers his salute of farewell to Silber, former President of Boston University.

Shut Up and Listen, Together

Jan 19, 2011 by Keith Whitaker |

A night at the symphony prompts Keith Whitaker to consider the value of the disciplined attention and shared experience that should characterize the college classroom.

Wimp Out: Review of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Oct 08, 2010 by Keith Whitaker |

The contemporary sequel to the 1980s original, this is a film of spineless characters without much character.

The Liberal Arts Belong in Liberal Democracy: A Response to Martha Nussbaum

Mar 11, 2010 by Keith Whitaker |

Nussbaum’s apparent defense of the liberal arts turns out to be just another rallying cry for diversity and socialism. But the liberal arts should give citizens the knowledge to understand the worth of freedom and the humanity…