Explore the debate and science of Western Civilization.

March 16, 2020

Rediscovering Western Civilization

Peter Berkowitz

The rediscovery of the West is a civilizational imperative. 

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January 28, 2020

NAS Releases New Report: The Lost History of Western Civilization

John David

Written by Stanley Kurtz, The Lost History of Western Civilization traces the ways in which the 1988 controversy over the teaching of Western Civilization at Stanford set the pattern for t...

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January 28, 2020

Western Civ is Here to Stay

David Randall

In his latest op-ed for RealClearEducation, NAS Research Director David Randall introduces Stanley Kurtz's new report The Lost History of Western Civilization, highlighting the necessity and...

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November 14, 2018

Western Civilization


A citizen's guide on the necessity of studying Western Civilization.

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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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May 2, 2018

Western Civilization's Ticking Clock

Ashley Thorne

A new documentary, The Fight for Our Lives, details the ideological war against the West. 

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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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December 1, 2017

When Students Kill Important College Courses

Carol Iannone

Carol Iannone writes on the effect of the destruction of Western Civilization courses.

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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 30, 2017

Disrupting Campus Speakers is Not Just a Free-Speech Problem

Peter Wood

Interrupting speakers represents not just an assualt on free-speech, but a breakdown in civility. 

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