Montaigne on Philosophy
A quote from this French philosopher.
Hannah Arendt on the State
Mass propaganda discovered that its audience was ready at all times to believe the worst...
Kant on Mortality
Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
Richard John on Tocqueville’s Democracy in America
A discussion on Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, on the Contemporary Civilization syllabus.
Professor Richard John details Democracy in America
Why was Tocqueville's Democracy in America added to the Core and is it still relevant?
How Contemporary Civilization laid the foundation for the Core Curriculum.
School of Thought
A comic illustration of Contemporary Civilization.
"The Souls of Black Folk", W.E.B. Du Bois
Explore the background of this work of American literature included on the Contemporary Civilization syllabus.
Explore "If Beale Street Could Talk" with this Core-filled Reading Guide
If Baldwin's book is on your summer reading list, use this guide to explore deeper into the timely text.
The Enduring Struggle for Racial Equality
Re-examining W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk, included on the Contemporary Civilization syllabus.