Tenured radicals: how politics has corrupted our higher education

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HarperPerennial, Mar 1, 1991 - Education - 222 pages
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Kimball takes educators and institutions to task for what he sees as their complicity in today's educational disarray and their desire to expand the canon of literature to include a wider cultural array

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Allan Bloom's "The Closing of the American Mind" is perhaps the first, best, and most enduring work to emerge from the "traditionalist" side of the "campus wars" of the 1980s. "Tenured Radicals" is ... Read full review

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

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The primary question I have for this book is, "Is what Kimball is describing the exception or the norm?" It is critical as his entire text rests upon this simple matter of fact...(read more) Read full review

Contents

Speaking Against the Humanities
34
The October Syndrome
76
The Case of Paul de Man
96
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Kimball is managing editor of The New Criterion and a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, he has taught at Yale and Connecticut College

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