Western Civilization

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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.

Modern Versus Western Thought: Thinking From The Founding

Jan 04, 2017 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the Constitution's origins in the Western philosophical tradition.

Modern Versus Western Thought:  An Overview

Nov 02, 2016 by William H. Young |

William Young commences a new series of articles examining the impact of modern thought on the Western intellectual tradition

No Regrets

Oct 06, 2016 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood reflects on laments and satisfaction in life. 

How Diversity Came to Mean ‘Downgrade the West’

Sep 15, 2016 by Daphne Patai |

Are students gaining anything by replacing the universalism of the West with the particularism of diversity?

Civil Rights in the Republic

May 18, 2016 by George Seaver |

The latent causes of faction are sown in the nature of man.

How Anthropology Was Corrupted and Killed

May 03, 2016 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood writes on how the American Anthropology Association's bandwagon vote to boycott Israeli academic institutions is a step toward toward the death of another academic discipline.

Update on the State of Western Civilization at Stanford

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.

Stanford Students: Offering Western Civilization Classes Destroys Diversity

Apr 08, 2016 by Rachelle Peterson |

A pro-Western civilization petition at Stanford was met with stiff resistance.

The Drive to Put Western Civ Back in the College Curriculum

Mar 30, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |

Ashley Thorne writes for the New York Post about some Stanford students' push for a Western civilization course.

Western Civilization Isn’t Dead Yet

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.

Dear Future Philosopher

Jan 13, 2016 by Robert Koons |

NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.

Campus Centers Sowing the Seeds of Important Ideas

Feb 19, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |

Campus-based programs are helping to restore rising generations’ attention to important but increasingly neglected ideas.

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