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Thomas Jefferson and academic freedom

Thomas Jefferson’s Conception of ‘Academic Freedom’ and Its Current Condition in American Higher Education Garrett Ward Sheldon The John Morton Beaty Professor of Political and Social Sciences, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. ‘Here we are not afraid to … Continue reading

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Burke’s Catholic conservatism

An unbiased reader of Burke’s writings, one familiar with the history of Catholic theology and philosophy, could not help thinking that Edmund Burke was as close to being Catholic as one could be without officially belonging to the Church. Garrett Ward Sheldon in … Continue reading

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