Jan 28, 2022 Daniel Chirot
What started as abstruse arguments in the ivory tower have now fully consumed American politics, and not for the better. Without a return to basic principles and traditional liberal curricula in higher education, America’s days as an open, tolerant, well-functioning democracy could be numbered.
Jonathan Marks, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education, Princeton University Press, 2021.
Roosevelt Montás, Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation, Princeton University Press, 2021.
Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro, Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us, Princeton University Press, 2021.