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Heather Cox Richardson and the Republican Party

How did the “Party of Lincoln” morph into the party of Nixon’s Southern Strategy? How did the New Deal affect the Republican Party? Is Jeb Bush too moderate for the GOP? 130 more words


New Issue (90) of the Bulletin of the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica



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出版年: 2015-1



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Interview with Clay Jenkinson as Thomas Jefferson, Jan 16th 2016

I’m pleased to announce that the 33rd episode of the podcast is a super special one, as it’s Ordinary Philosophy’s first interview, and my distinguished guest is Clay Jenkinson, humanities scholar, author, and creator of the Thomas Jefferson Hour radio show and blog. 229 more words

Ordinary Philosophy

Fools, Frauds, and Firebrands: A History of a Mania

In Fools, Frauds, and Firebrands, Roger Scruton offers an intellectual biography of the New Left and the Social Justice academic landscape. Though not exactly scathing, Fools offers more of a historical criticism than a critique. 372 more words


My Spring Semester Reading List

I thought, since classes start in the coming week, I’d post my reading list for the Intellectual History class.  So that if my posts become sporadic and/or practically stop coming, you’ll know the reason why.   1,018 more words


Allan Bloom- We Are a Bit Like Savages

We are a bit like savages who, having been discovered and evangelized by missionaries, have converted to Christianity without having experienced all that came before and after the revolution.

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Self-Soothing by way of Erasing the Complexity of Human History, by Clay Jenkinson

My beloved mentor in the humanities, Everett C. Albers, taught me the most important of all lessons: “Judgement is easy, understanding is hard.”

You probably have been following the recent spasm of righteousness on some of our college campuses. 1,456 more words

History Of Ideas