Academic Questions

Fall 2012

Volume 25 Issue 3

An Unbalanced Crucible

Patrick J. Deneen

"Civic education is again in vogue," writes Patrick J. Deneen, but it has been "wholly redefined and retooled for progressive purposes."

Civics without a Country?

Diana Schaub

The call for renewed civic activism in schools and colleges neglects a true understanding of American ideals and history in favor of "global citizenship."

New Cogs for Old

Daniel J. Flynn

The report "A Crucible Moment," correctly diagnoses the problem of using higher education primarily as job training but mistakenly encourages us to use it primarily as political training, writes Daniel J. Flynn.

Rebuilding the Temple

Charlotte Allen

Civic Literacy

Mark Bauerlein

The Cultivation of Racism

Douglas G. Campbell

Two Visions of America

Nicholas Capaldi

Beyond Reason

Mary Grabar

Poetry: “Fine Print”

Dale Schellenger

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