August 31, 2015
NAS president Peter Wood questions the legitimacy of always seeking academic consensus.
August 6, 2014
At many institutions, professors shortchange students by affirming their existing beliefs, rather than challenging them on the path of "collision with error."
April 23, 2014
"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of t...
September 19, 2013
Professor Robert Frost on poetry and education.
September 13, 2013
The fall 2013 issue of AQ features "critical thoughts in critical times."
July 13, 2012
The platform committee of the Texas Republican Party backs away from its support of "critical thinking."
May 8, 2012
A reply by the board of a scholarly organization to Peter Wood’s Comments on “Critical Thinking.”
January 17, 2012
Peter Wood praises vintage illustrated botany and zoology wall charts as reflecting an antidote for postmodern epistemological malaise.
January 13, 2012
Peter Wood argues that “critical thinking” in the humanities has come to mean uncritical orthodoxy.
January 9, 2012
What can higher education do to help equip Americans for informed citizenship?