The claim that health care reform “made history” highlights how fully the political debate hinges on ideas of progress.
The nature of children’s education matters to jihadists. It should matter to us, too.
Last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Witherspoon Institute reported a set of scholarly findings and recommendations on the social costs of pornography.
Much of our moral confusion comes from our failure to find a replacement for the Judaeo-Christian outlook that once animated the West. We need, and generally now lack, a philosophical understanding of human life.
A recent series by James Matthew Wilson highlights the connection between conservatism and beauty.
Robert C. Koons replies to a letter concerning his recent article, "What Will Replace Behemoth State University?"
Seeing that scientism is unsustainable, we must embrace a return to philosophy. The second article in a two-part series.
The problem with scientism is that it is either self-defeating or trivially true. F.A. Hayek helps us to see why. The first article in a two-part series.
Is it time to consider internationalizing or privatizing our money supply?
New technological developments and pressing national needs suggest that the future of higher education may be one friendlier to the classical tradition of liberal education.
True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift.
The Witherspoon Institute’s summer seminars help the university accomplish its purpose: to teach students to work together to pursue truth with humility and dedication.
The humanities are declining because too many humanities scholars are alienating students and the public with their opacity, triviality, and irrelevance.
True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift. We become who we are by forgetting to think about who we are.
In her memoirs of teaching at Hunter College for nearly forty years, Alice von Hildebrand shows aspiring academics the importance of perseverance, courage, and love in the face of hostility toward one’s moral and religious views.
College students, like everyone else, want to be happy. Educators should help them ground this desire for happiness in acts of virtue.