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 Alan Charles Kors

Alan Charles Kors

is a Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been teaching since 1968. He received his Bachelor痴 degree from Princeton University and his Master's and Doctoral degrees from Harvard University.



Professor Kors is the author and editor of several books on European intellectual history, including D辿olbach痴 Coterie: An Enlightenment in Paris; Atheism in France, 1660-1729: The Orthodox Sources of Disbelief; and Anticipations of the Enlightenment in England, France, and Germany. He is editor-in-chief of the four-volume Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment.



Professor Kors has served as a member of the Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities and on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals. He has received postdoctoral fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton University, and the Smith Richardson Foundation.



Professor Kors has won two awards for distinguished college teaching and the Engalitcheff Award for defense of academic freedom. With Harvey A. Silverglate, he is co-author of The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America痴 Campuses. He is president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

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But the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)—the most influential organization that defends free speech—was founded by two Jews (Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate). Psychoanalysis was led by Jews, but its most important opponents were Jews (e.g., Karl Popper, Hans Eysenckテδづつ...
But the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)—the most influential organization that defends free speech—was founded by two Jews (Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate). Psychoanalysis was led by Jews, but its most important opponents were Jews (e.g., Karl Popper, Hans Eysenckテδづつ...

At the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) meetings last week, I was reminded of Voltaire's alleged statement when Alan Kors, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, updated us on the “Betrayal of Liberty on College Campuses.” He co-wrote the definite book on the subject,テδづつ...
Two Penn professors signed a letter openly denouncing victim-centered approaches to university sexual assault and harassment investigations. The letter argues that the "believe the victim" approach endangers the accused's rights to due process, or fair treatment in determining the person's guilt.
Some scholars, like Alan Kors of the University of Pennsylvania — a prominent critic of diversity and sensitivity training — called her lesson “Orwellian.” Others called the exercise an unethical experiment on children. But if her lesson was unethical, Elliott says, so, too, is the current social system that favorsテδづつ...

Some scholars, like Alan Kors of the University of Pennsylvania — a prominent critic of diversity and sensitivity training — called her lesson “Orwellian.” Others called the exercise an unethical experiment on children. But if her lesson was unethical, Elliott says, so, too, is the current social system that favorsテδづつ...
Other local signers include University of Pennsylvania history professor Alan Charles Kors, and professors from Rutgers and Penn State universities, the University of Delaware, and Moravian and Lafayette colleges. The letter singled out a trauma-informed approach to sexual assault investigations asテδづつ...

Free speech advocates delivered a warning to Rochester students that free speech on college campuses faces growing threats. “The ability of a mob to shut down a speaker is something that should strike fear into everyone's heart,” said Alan Charles Kors, founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights inテδづつ...
FIRE was started in 1999 by Harvey A. Silverglate, a criminal and civil rights lawyer in Boston, and Alan Charles Kors, now a University of Pennsylvania history professor. They met as Princeton undergraduates, and in 1998 wrote “The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses.
Eiichiro Azuma has been named the Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History in the School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Azuma, who has been at Penn since 2001, specializes in Asian American history with an emphasis on Japanese Americans and transPacific migration, as well as Japaneseテδづつ...
At Wake Forest University last fall, one of the few events designated as "mandatory" for freshman orientation was attendance at Blue Eyed, a filmed racism awareness workshop in which whites are abused, ridiculed, made to fail, and taught helpless passivity so that they can identify with "a person of colorテδづつ...
At Wake Forest University last fall, one of the few events designated as "mandatory" for freshman orientation was attendance at Blue Eyed, a filmed racism awareness workshop in which whites are abused, ridiculed, made to fail, and taught helpless passivity so that they can identify with "a person of colorテδづつ...
Spackman, who is working on a Ph.D. in the history of Christianity at Claremont Graduate University, made that remark after citing Alan Kors, a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Then he said, “One of the hardest of the hardest things to convince students of in general is that ideas and waysテδづつ...


 

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