Bernard Knox was an American classicist whose books include The Oldest Dead White European Males: And Other Reflections On The Classics. For more TNR, become a fan on Facebook and follow us on.
Dead white males or Dead White European Males (DWEM) is a derogatory term that refers to the disproportionate academic focus on contributions to historical and contemporary Western civilization made by European males. This paradigm is closely associated with a critical view of the Great Man theory of history and the Great Books focus of educational essentialism and educational perennialism.
Bernard Knox, in his THE OLDEST DEAD WHITE EUROPEAN MALES, exposes this canard for the sophistry that it is. In order to defend the concept of liberal humanism from those who view it through the fractured prism of relativistic thought, Knox goes back to where the very origins of western culture and democracy began--in ancient Greece. Knox does not try to hide the facts that the.
Pupils will be fed a literary diet of “dead white men” in secondary school as a result of Michael Gove’s plans for a new national curriculum, it was claimed.
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David Williamson takes on Shakespeare, academia, feminism, the patriarchy, and liberalism in Dead White Males. University student Angela finds her worldview being expanded in Professor Swain’s literary theory class, which proclaims that all our realities are shaped and controlled by the dominant liberal humanist ideology. This means no objective reality, no universal human truths--not in.
From the Great-Man Theory to Dead-White-Male-Criticism Theory By. white males who are not great and who did not found a great country. And for many, it is worse than that. These men are not.
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