For Moral Clarity, Don't Look to Universities

As the hate on display in Charlottesville made clear, scholarly practices and virtues cannot impart comprehensive visions of the good. They are, however, essential in another way.

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How Universities Embolden White Nationalists

Professors should be wary of unconsciously endorsing white victimhood.

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What to Do With a Man on Horseback

Don’t remove problematic statues, like that of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville. Challenge them, in the service of history.

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Sigmund Fraud?

Frederick Crews’s capstone biography offers a most unflattering case history.

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Why Donald Trump Has Been Good For Truth

We now have the opportunity to think of truth as something to be pursued, not possessed.