It's time to stop pretending that there's such a thing as a rational voter.
We have obligations as citizens. What are our obligations as neighbors?
A new book desegregates artists and songs that belong together.
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Robin Hanson wants to do scholarship differently. Is there a place for him in academe?
Philosophy is multifarious, with many regional inflections, a new book argues.
How college helped a bigot confront his Dixie dogmas.
Boomer faculty members' notions of tolerance don't fit millennial students' experiences.
There’s an illustrious form of enterprise that business schools largely ignore.
Your students think you’re a fossil. Don’t take it personally.
College should prepare students not only for a rich life but also for a meaningful death.
Deborah E. Lipstadt, a historian at Emory University, talks about a new movie, Denial, based on her experience of being sued by a Holocaust denier and defeating him in court.
The controversy over "The Star-Spangled Banner" presents an opportunity for a conversation about peaceful dissent and free speech.
Anthropomorphic thinking is now mainstream science — but not all researchers are happy about that.
Can America escape mass incarceration?
In a room without a view, an inmate learns to see.
The first black Ivy League president reflects on the first black U.S. president.
Free public higher education is no longer a laughable idea. #ThanksObama
Meritocracy and the modern university.
How race affected nearly everything the president touched.
Watching history unfold over salad.
Democracy, he reminds us, is a work in progress.
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