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Radical Islam has become an entrenched feature of the Middle East. We must try to understand those who embrace it.
In an era of one-stop thinking and instant commenting, we've lost the slow work of reflection.
The places where intellectuals used to thrive have disappeared, but a new one has arisen.
So much of their work is dedicated to insisting that they even exist.
As the audience for academics shrinks, playwrights and comedians have moved to the fore.
Although the goals may be laudable, college applications should not encourage students to declare their sexual identity.
Steve Jobs sought to be one with the universe. The catch? He was his universe.
Historians want back in to presidential studies.
The surveillance state needn't reveal us. The vast digital hydra has seduced us into revealing ourselves.
A composer-turned-researcher urges ecologists to listen to nature’s chorus.
Descriptions of the latest scholarly books, divided by category.
In burial, the dead help give meaning to the travails of the living.
Want to save the earth? Maybe birth control is the answer.
The latest gloss on the evolutionary biology and psychology of gender woefully distorts the research.
Academic departments that are more diverse may produce more unorthodox ideas and do more original work, new research shows.
Ghosts of academics haunt a musty private library in Boston.
Keep Woodrow Wilson and John C. Calhoun on campus.
In hindsight, it’s easy to see the failures in leadership that foreshadowed the current upheaval at the University of Missouri.
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