Uncommon Knowledge
Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss the state of liberal arts education

Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss the state of liberal arts education

May 30, 2013

Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss where liberal arts came from and what has happened to them. Liberal arts, they say, emerged from an ancient stream of thought, learning, and belief about what is important in life, yet liberal arts degrees are not held in high regard today. (Playing time: 30:57)

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

May 16, 2013

Thomas Sowell discusses is newest book, Intellectuals and Race, which argues that the impact of intellectuals' ideas and crusades on the larger society, both past and present, is the ultimate concern. (Playing time: 38:27)

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush

May 1, 2013

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush offers his outlook on immigration into the United States and discusses the policies he believes would improve the issue. (Playing time: 47:16)

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