John Schwenkler

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What’s Wrong With Higher Ed?

The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University, Louis Menand, W.W. Norton & Company, 176 pages…
John Schwenkler September 9, 2010

David Frum is Troubled

This hilarious post, in which the War Party’s erstwhile gatekeeper frets about the significance of Rand Paul’s landslide primary…
John Schwenkler May 19, 2010


Inspired by reader PrajK’s suggestion, I’m going to use my old feed to link to my articles and…
John Schwenkler November 4, 2009

On Hiatus

I suppose it goes without saying after more than two months of inactivity, but this blog is presently dormant…
John Schwenkler November 3, 2009

Reading “Caritas in Veritate”: Notes on Chapter Five

(Apologies for the absurdly sparse blogging of late – the beginning of the semester has kept me quite busy…
John Schwenkler August 29, 2009

A Quote for Sunday

“Professor Richard Dawkins has complained of religious beliefs that they offer too simple a picture of reality, one that…
John Schwenkler August 23, 2009

Waiting for the Fog to Lift

From what I can tell, the only thing less conducive to blogging than returning home jet-lagged from a weeklong…
John Schwenkler August 23, 2009