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Explore the debate and science of Postmodernism.

October 5, 2018

Hannah Arendt, Between Future and Past

Edward R. Dougherty

Hannah Arendt envisioned the collapse of Western civilization. Are we living through it? How near to truth was her prediction?

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June 11, 2018

Thinking Small in the Age of Greatness

Peter Wood

Universities seek micro-credentials as an alternative to traditional course studies; is that a problem? 

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June 4, 2018

Can Reason Win?

NAS

The Summer 2018 issue of Academic Questions at a glance. 

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July 31, 2017

Modern vs. Western Thought: Postmodern Subjectivism

William H. Young

William Young examines the impact of postmodern subjectivism on American higher education and public affairs.

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February 17, 2017

Modern versus Western Thought: Self and Social Character

William H. Young

William Young examines the focus on subjective individualism which dominates modern psychology.

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June 10, 2016

Chasing Eels

Peter Wood

The new book The Closing of the Liberal Mind helps us get a better grasp on the slippery modern academic Left. 

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May 14, 2015

Academic Social Science and Postmodernism

William H. Young

William Young examines the influence of postmodernism on the social sciences.

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October 9, 2014

Oh No Pomo: Further Proof of the Rejection of Postmodernism

Carol Iannone

Literature lovers are pushing back against indiscriminate veneration of the avant garde. 

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February 20, 2014

Postmodernism: Does it Have Marxist or Historicist Origins?

George Seaver

Much more than Marxism, Historicism has influenced culture and politics and accounts for many of the ideologies and sentiments that emerge in academia today.

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September 20, 2012

Postmodernism and Governance

William H. Young

William Young analyzes the impact of postmodern ideas on American political discourse.

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