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August 31, 2021

Racial Audit Studies—Fact or Fiction?

David Acevedo

In a new article for Academic Questions, Professor Wilfred Reilly argues that a popular research tool may lead us astray on racism in America.

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December 6, 2018

Unorthodox Ideas

December 5, 2018

Ambient Rage

Peter Wood

A review of Howard S. Schwartz's Political Correctness and the Destruction of the Social Order: Chronicling the Rise of the Pristine Self.

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October 4, 2018

Shedding Humanity, Shredding the Humanities

Anthony Esolen

An incident with a student provides the occasion for Anthony Esolen’s exposition of how identity politics has made humanities education nearly impossible and the “very notion of a common g......

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June 4, 2018

Can Reason Win?

National Association of Scholars

The Summer 2018 issue of Academic Questions at a glance. 

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December 13, 2017

Societal Threats from Ideologically Driven Science

Edward J. Calabrese

Personal bias has gotten in the way of good science. 

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August 23, 2017

Higher Education in the Age of Trump

National Association of Scholars

This AQ issue discusses how President Donald Trump will affect higher education in the United States.

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August 14, 2017

Amending the First Amendment

Paul Rahe

In the Fall 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30 no. 3), Paul A. Rahe outlines the decline of the First Amendment and the dangers that decline poses.

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June 22, 2017

Toward an American Liberal Education

John Agresto

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), John Agresto argues the usefulness and value of a liberal education in twenty-first century America.

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