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May 17, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed by Lisa Duggan.
May 16, 2019
After graduation, students often don't apply this intellectual asset to their careers, even though satisfying job choices are tightly correlated with it, writes Mike O'Connor.
May 15, 2019
Charles M. Schweik describes four ways higher education could make much more of such educational opportunities.

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May 19, 2019
You can’t take a “what happens in Las Vegas” approach to online speech.
May 19, 2019
Measures recently enacted by the President of Brazil raise serious concerns about the future of higher education.
May 16, 2019
I caught a break a long time ago. I've tried not to forget it.

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April 26, 2005
This week, America turns off the TV. Yeah, right, says Scott McLemee.
April 25, 2005
It has been heartening to witness the recent runaway success of Princeton emeritus Harry G. Frankfurt’s latest book, On Bullshit. First published as an essay in 1988, Frankfurt’s splendid study is largely an effort to distinguish between lies and bullshit. A liar, Frankfurt notes, acknowledges truth-systems yet tries to pass off information that is not true.
April 22, 2005
Michael Bugeja thinks about Shakespeare, the Internet, footnotes and scholarship -- on the eve of the Bard's birthday.
April 21, 2005
A recent essay raises interesting questions about literary hoaxing.
April 20, 2005
Colleges that shift to performance-based education usually need a big push from their presidents, Joseph A. Olzacki and Donn Weinholtz argue.

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