Why Is It Important To Seriously Study History? To ‘Overcome The Inherent Weakness Of Individual Judgment’

One of the earliest political philosophers in the English tradition was John Selden. A recent journal article discussing his contribution to American law and culture points out how well he articulated the importance of studying history in great detail. Selden responds to the claims of universal reason by arguing for a position that can be … Continue reading Why Is It Important To Seriously Study History? To ‘Overcome The Inherent Weakness Of Individual Judgment’

High-Quality Study Finds Computer Access Does Not Boost College Enrollment, Employment, or Earnings

Two researchers performed a randomized controlled trial -- the best-quality kind of study researchers can conduct -- by randomly giving some college students computers and preventing others from using them for academics. Dr. Jay Greene at the University of Arkansas summarizes the results, also pointing out that this study is better than most on the … Continue reading High-Quality Study Finds Computer Access Does Not Boost College Enrollment, Employment, or Earnings