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A Partial Commentary on Howse’s Leo Strauss: Man of Peace

Prefatory remarks.[1] Professor Howse has written an ambitious book to make the case for Leo Strauss as a man of peace and to defend him from his critics. That he has to meet both charges is indicative of the state … Continue reading

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What is the university in an age of social media?

Clay Shirky has posted an intriguing article on the future of the university in the social media age.  He argues that social-media technology, in particular the MP3 and technology to enable sharing, which has changed the music industry, is changing … Continue reading

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