May 02, 2016 by Stanford Review Editorial Board |
Earlier this year the Stanford Review petitioned for a Western Civilization course requirement in the University's core curriculum. Their Editorial Board provides an update on the initiative.
Apr 08, 2016 by Rachelle Peterson |
A pro-Western civilization petition at Stanford was met with stiff resistance.
Mar 30, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |
Ashley Thorne writes for the New York Post about some Stanford students' push for a Western civilization course.
Mar 28, 2016 by Editors-in-Chief of the Stanford Review, 2013-16 |
The Editors-in-Chief of the Stanford Review write on the lack of a proper foundation at Stanford University.
Jan 13, 2016 by Robert Koons |
NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.
Feb 19, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
Campus-based programs are helping to restore rising generations’ attention to important but increasingly neglected ideas.
Dec 17, 2014 by NAS |
The special section of the winter 2014 Academic Questions highlights campus attitudes toward guns and religion.
Dec 05, 2014 by Patrick J. Deneen |
In "God's and Guns," a special section of the Winter 2014 Academic Questions, Patrick J. Deneen finds that both sides in the latest stage of the Culture Wars "represent a betrayal of the proper mission of higher education."
Oct 15, 2014 by William H. Young |
William Young assesses the impact of contemporary social science on the economy.
Aug 14, 2014 by NAS |
The fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions offers special essays, poetry, and reviews that illimune the foundations of Western tradition.
Aug 13, 2014 by Bruce S. Thornton |
Bruce Thornton, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor at California State University, Fresno, reviews Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary Beard.
Aug 05, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood addresses elementary school teachers on the grammar school as the "engine of civilization" at Great Hearts Academy in Phoeniz, Arizona.
Jun 19, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |
Ashley Thorne sees in today’s world elements from Huxley’s dystopia: birth control as environmentalism, world citizenship, slogans, indifference to “old things,” and abiding adolescence.
Dec 10, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |
This grave quiz unearths the ends of Western civ's greats.
Nov 26, 2013 by Michael Toscano |
How well do you know the Thomases of Western Civilization?