In an essay in Discourse magazine, IHS President Emily Chamlee-Wright urges us to “name and reassert the liberal sensibility.”
Dr. Mooney sat down with IHS to discuss the seven conversations collected in her book and what they reveal about learning, the moral responsibilities of educators, and the purpose of liberal arts.
When Holcombe takes a step back, one common element of IHS programs that stands out to him is the community of scholars. For him, the most rewarding part of IHS programs is meeting with like-minded people who believe that smaller—rather than larger—government promotes growth and prosperity.
Over the last 60 years IHS has supported and connected thousands of scholars, many of whom were women breaking new ground in male-dominated fields. Over generations, these women mentored and inspired younger female scholars, growing a network of women deeply engaged in the exploration of classical liberal ideas.
Jacob Bruggeman, graduate student of history at Johns Hopkins University, recently discussed his own experience receiving COVID-19 funding and how it reinforced his research goals.
Graduate students can often be left in the dark when it comes to actually being a graduate student. Dr. Jason Brennan, who is the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor at Georgetown University, hopes to shed some light on these issues
“We true liberals are failing to save the soul of classical liberalism,” wrote James M. Buchanan, the Nobel-prize-winning economist, in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published on New Year’s Day in 2000. He urged his fellow scholars—”we, those who teach liberalism”—to focus less on pragmatic arguments for liberalism and more on reminding the world of the liberal ideal: a society free of coercion “in which all participants are free to choose.”
“As November 3 approaches, many Americans believe that in this election liberal democracy hangs in …
Adrian College President Jeffery Docking has reversed his earlier decision to eliminate the college’s philosophy, …