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Tenured Radicals, Revised: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education

Tenured Radicals, Revised: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education

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1998
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1566631955
ISBN13
9781566631952
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Since Tenured Radicals first appeared in 1990, it has achieved a stature as the leading critique of the ways in which the humanities are now taught and studied at American universities. Trenchant and witty, it lays bare the sham of what now passes for serious academic pursuit in too many cir ...more

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American art critic and social commentator. He was educated at Cheverus High School, a Jesuit institution in South Portland, Maine, and then at Bennington College, where he received his B.A. in philosophy and classical Greek, and at Yale University. He first gained prominence in the early 1990s with the publication of his book, Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education. Additionally, he is editor and publisher of The New Criterion magazine and the publisher of Encounter Book...more