Category Archive: Walter Lippmann

We Can Have (and Believe in) Both!

In the Preface to Androcles and the Lion, George Bernard Shaw notes the ability of people to hold contradictory ideas as true at once: As the gospels stand, St. Matthew and St. Luke… Continue reading

On the Teaching of Writing, No. 2

An email response to my post earlier this week on the teaching of writing got me thinking about the relation between the teaching of basic writing, in particular, and the Habermasian public sphere.… Continue reading