William H. Young

Author, Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization

Biography


The Honorable William H. Young was appointed by President George H. W. Bush to be Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy and served in that position from November 1989 to January 1993. He is the author of Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization (2010) and Centering America: Resurrecting the Local Progressive Ideal (2002).


Articles

December 4, 2020

Turning Higher Education and America From Racism

William H. Young

Each year, more Americans see racism as a major problem plaguing the country. And yet, there has been very little change in the status of blacks for decades. Might sociologists be to blame?

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January 21, 2020

Racial Equity and Social Justice — Courtesy of Higher Education

William H. Young

Local governments are enacting higher education mandates on social justice and equality argues William Young.

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October 4, 2019

Teaching American History: The Place of Slavery

William H. Young

William Young discusses the Montpelier Foundation's ideologically skewed initiative to revise American history curricula.

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October 17, 2018

Hamilton: An American Musical - Its National Influence as Art

William H. Young

William Young finds much to praise in the hit musical.

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July 20, 2018

The Misappropriation of Madison and Montpelier

William H. Young

William Young discusses the ideologically revised exhibits at James Madison's homestead.

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January 11, 2018

Modern vs. Western Thought: America's Affliction

William H. Young

William Young concludes this series with an examination of the long term effects of modern thought in American higher education.

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December 21, 2017

Modern vs. Western Thought: The Return of Bacon's Idols

William H. Young

William Young examines the return of idols which Francis Bacon had sought to banish

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November 22, 2017

Modern vs. Western Thought: Relativism vs. Virtue

William H. Young

William Young examines the dominance of relativism in contemporary moral thinking.

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October 3, 2017

Modern vs. Western Thought: Power vs Achievement

William H. Young

William Young discusses the decline of the traditional American work ethic and its replacement by identity-group entitlement.

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August 30, 2017

Modern vs. Western Thought: Cultural Determinism

William H. Young

William Young explores the roots of cultural determinism in higher education and the arts.

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