Liberal Education

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Take a Knee to PC

Sep 27, 2017 by David Randall |

Take a knee for political correctness, not our national anthem. 

Why I’m Leaving the Political Science Association

Sep 05, 2017 by Bruce Gilley |

Professor Bruce Gilley discusses the lack of intellectual diversity in the American Political Science Association. 

Member Profile: Steven Frankel

Jul 14, 2017 by Steven Frankel |

NAS Member Steven Frankel reflects on the current, perilous state of the humanities in higher education as well as the value of the great books.

Toward an American Liberal Education

Jun 22, 2017 by John Agresto |

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), John Agresto argues the usefulness and value of a liberal education in twenty-first century America.

Let Us Not to the Teaching of Young Minds Admit Impediment

Sep 26, 2016 by David Randall |

Scott Newstok advises students at Rhodes College to think like Shakespeare.

Non-Trump University

Mar 22, 2016 by Chance Layton |

NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.

Comic Books in a Liberal Education

Mar 19, 2016 by David Randall |

NAS Director of Communications David Randall discusses the proper role of comic books in a liberal education.

The Path to Education

Mar 01, 2016 by Eva Marie Haine |

Eva Marie Haine reflects on her education as a Princeton undergraduate and suggests ways that it could have been improved.

Thoughts on “The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom”

Feb 10, 2016 by Francis B. Randall |

Professor Francis B. Randall comments upon NAS President Peter Wood's "The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom."

Dialogue on “Architecture”: John K. Wilson and David Randall

Feb 09, 2016 by NAS |

John K. Wilson and David Randall discuss NAS President Peter Wood's "The Architecture of Academic Freedom"

The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom

Jan 26, 2016 Peter Wood |

A statement on the place and importance of intellectual freedom.

Wherein I Spar With an NAS opponent

Jan 13, 2016 by George Leef |

In his newest book, Michael Roth makes a case for the benefits of a liberal education. 

The Elephant and the Harvard Question

Oct 06, 2015 by David Randall |

Harvard students are willing to tolerate conservatives--but only on terms that cripple their own education.

Book Review: Will and Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History

Sep 09, 2015 by Edward R. Dougherty |

The Lessons of History offers a "stimulus to seriousness" in the study of history. 

Avoiding Scholarship’s Dead Ends

Sep 01, 2015 by Bradford Tuckfield |

Statistical analysis and adherence to tradition can help determine which academic programs have lasting value. 

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