Think you know medieval history? Try our quiz on English kings from Medievalists.net.
The scholarship dealing with free will is outrageously messy.
These reviews of 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' and 'Hamlet' are not kind.
American students don't get math "because their elementary school teachers don't either."
Don't expect them to answer basic questions about their own civilization.
For most of human history, we lived in a world of a few haves and lots of have-nots.
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt says many people today live in a ‘moral matrix’.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
'No one can hold me in his palms or sight: I scatter sudden clatter far and wide. I want to hammer oaks with...'
Moral antirealism might turn out to be true, but it’s not just obviously true.
Surprisingly, it's not reading.
Six theories from “The Clash of Civilizations.”
It might have went down something like this ...
The problem with scientism is that it tends to be prejudiced and therefore not very scientific.
A new study - and a revered expert - seem to suggest that the answer is yes.
This is a tough one. See if you can break 50 percent.
The casualties of the first world war went beyond the loss of life.
Here's the first instance of it ever being used.
The ancient philosophy is more relevant today than you might think.
That makes two years running. What’s the secret to their recent success?
Rome’s famous natural historian offered some, er, unusual cures for various ailments.
Are we ignoring Shakespeare to our detriment?
Some of our most popular phrases have a long history, including some that go back to the Middle Ages.
The cult of leadership has consequences.
A not-so-obvious reason is the relativism of modern moral discourse.
An NYU student studying abroad said the campus she's visiting in Shanghai is more welcoming to debate and opposing ideas than NYU.
In a new mini documentary produced by We The Internet, former Brown University student Rob Montz visits his alma mater to ask an increasingly relevant question: “Is the university killing free speech and open debate?”
A different time...