Western Civilization

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Popper on Plato, Social Justice and Political Correctness

Dec 07, 2009 by Mitchell Langbert |

I have been reading Karl Popper's Open Society and Its Enemies, Volume I and am awestruck with Popper's scholarship and its relevance to currently percolating issues such as social justice education, political correctness…

An Example of Educational Entrepreneurship

Nov 30, 2009 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor Tim Mosteller writes about his efforts at establishing a new college that will focus on great books and liberal learning. I'm wholeheartedly in favor of ventures like this…

Deacon Garb at UNC

Oct 08, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Wild West killer-for-hire "Deacon" Jim Miller dressed the part of a church-going citizen.  Why does UNC Chapel Hill lecture series  on "Renewing the Western Tradition" come to mind? Peter Wood writes at NAS.org:

(Wild) Western Civilization

Oct 07, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Wild West killer-for-hire "Deacon" Jim Miller dressed the part of a church-going citizen. Why does UNC Chapel Hill lecture series on "Renewing the Western Tradition" come to mind?

Academic Freedom and Discontent

Oct 01, 2009 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood delivered this presentation at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization in February.

Thursday Theatrics

Aug 13, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Inside: Fighting feminist falsehoods, Merit-al bliss, UT Austin quashes Western civ curriculum, Clinton and the climate, AP exam-graders and 'Kool-Aid," and a new AQ issue.

Oases of Excellence

Apr 30, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS highlights new programs in American studies or Western civilization.

NAS Conference Keynote Speaker: “Western Culture is Unique”

Jan 20, 2009 by |

Video: Victor Davis Hanson, champion of Western civilization, addressed the NAS conference on January 9, 2009.

Election 2008: The University’s Long Shadow

Nov 05, 2008 by Peter Wood |

The polity and academy are joined at the hip.

The Diverse University:  The Victory of the Adjective Over the Noun?

Jul 30, 2008 by Tom Martin |

NAS member Tom Martin ponders, "What does it mean to be 'committed to a diverse university community'?"

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