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The Loveliest Children’s Books of 2021

Walt Whitman, who considered trees the profoundest teachers in how to best be human, remembered the woman he loved and respected above all others as that rare person who was “entirely herself; as simple as nature; true, honest; beautiful as…

What a Cancellation Looks Like (guest post)

Although the university initially defends the professor’s right to free speech, the president quickly turns around and condemns the professor in a strongly-worded public statement which assures the ravenous mob that the university is “consulting with the Office of the…

10 Initiatives Win APA Grants

“Dialogue and Transformation” brings philosophy to Juvenile Justice Centers in North Carolina. In Spring 2021, we offered a successful pilot program remotely teaching Plato’s Republic to students at Cabarrus Youth Development Center in Concord, NC. The present proposal will expand…

bell hooks (1952-2021) and the Canon

She notes that it was only this year that works by both hooks and Mills, who died in September, have been officially added to the introductory syllabus for political theory at Oxford. hooks had been over the course of her…