Western Civilization

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Teaching the Renaissance of Tolerance

Apr 11, 2018 by David Randall |

The text of the lecture given by NAS's Director of Research on February 10, 2018 at our conference, "What is Western Civilization?"

Why Civilization, Not Culture?

Apr 09, 2018 by Peter Wood |

The text of the Plenary Address given on Saturday, February 10 at the NAS conference, "What is Western Civilization?" 

Recap of NAS Conference: “What is Western Civilization?”

Mar 20, 2018 by NAS |

An overview of the first NAS conference of 2018 held in lovely Phoenix, AZ; includes pictures!

Thank You Sponsors: NAS Conference “What is Western Civilization?”

Feb 08, 2018 by NAS |

We are excited for the first NAS conference this weekend in Phoenix, AZ, and we are grateful for our conference sponsors.

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

Dec 21, 2017 by William H. Young |

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

Victoria Coates Is Keynote Speaker at February NAS Conference

Dec 18, 2017 by NAS |

Victoria C. G. Coates, author of David's Sling: A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art, will give the dinner keynote address at NAS's conference in Phoenix, "What Is Western Civilization?"

February 9-10 Conference in Phoenix: “What Is Western Civilization?”

Dec 04, 2017 by NAS |

Registration is now open for NAS's February 2018 conference, in partnership with Great Hearts Academies. 

When Students Kill Important College Courses

Dec 01, 2017 by Carol Iannone |

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

Modern vs. Western Thought: Relativism vs. Virtue

Nov 22, 2017 by William H. Young |

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

Disrupting Campus Speakers is Not Just a Free-Speech Problem

Oct 30, 2017 by Peter Wood |

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

Modern vs. Western Thought:  Power vs Achievement

Oct 03, 2017 by William H. Young |

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

Supporting Western Civilization Education: NAS Interviews James Piereson

Jul 17, 2017 by NAS |

William E. Simon Foundation President James Piereson talks to NAS about setting up and donating to programs dedicated to the study of Western Civilization.

Harvard Prepares to Host All Black Graduation

May 12, 2017 by Dion J. Pierre |

Is Harvard's all black graduation a benign trend or a step backwards? 

Modern versus Western Thought: Feelings or Reason?

May 08, 2017 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the extent to which subjective feelings have replaced reason in the American academy.

How Canon Change Should Happen

Apr 10, 2017 by Carol Iannone |

Carol Iannone argues for the traditional method of canon formation.

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