Professor Richard Vedder’s book, ‘Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America,’ offers some valuable critiques of the failures of higher education, although the book’s perspective is at times narrow.
‘Everybody should have an opportunity to learn all they want to,’ says Hillsdale College’s Larry Arnn, “but the idea that everybody should get a college education… can only be true if college means a wide variety of things.’
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech and Matthew Mehan discuss young adult literature, Harry Potter, and high lessons in popular art.
As artificial intelligence advances and the humanities decline, we need to consider how to create meaningful connection in a digital world.
In today’s dynamic, creative economy, a liberal arts education empowers students with the tools to be resourceful, practical, and adaptable in addressing challenges in many professions.
Harvard’s James Simpson and likeminded scholars have selectively wielded their theoretical chainsaws to disfigure the humanities into hideous totems of ideology and politics.
How is Shakespeare is still applicable to pop culture and what does his work teach our statesmen and community leaders?
This year, the barbarians have been raging within our nation’s leading institutions of ‘higher’ education. Now among the young have arisen champions of Western civilization.
Republicans including Marco Rubio parrot leftist lines about how education’s ultimate goal is money. It needs to be a great deal more than that if our republic is to survive.
Nowadays, the liberal arts mean nothing. That’s why they’re so destructive.
Marco Rubio really needs to take a seminar on Aristotle.
Westerners often travel to assert their cultural hegemony. Instead, try some humility.
Classical education has been growing inside the United States for several decades. Common Core’s entrance into public and private education has only accelerated the trend.
How is it that ideas that used to be pieties in the liberal catechism now get you labeled as a howling reactionary?
Liberals have killed the liberal arts. Get a science or math degree instead.
The easier society makes it to live, the harder it becomes to confront death. But doing so will make for a better life.
What universities sell as the liberal arts, an education fit for a free people, instead limits young people’s thinking.
Most Republican leaders, including potential presidential candidate Scott Walker, don’t understand that focusing college solely on careers serves leftism.
U.S. colleges foster and encourage lynch mobs and thought police in place of actual education. It’s time for serious reform.
As long as I have been alive (more than four decades), the knock on liberal arts majors has been in force. Here’s why it’s wrong.
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