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No Man is an Island: Douglas Wilson and Historicity

Wilson’s mythos of the informed generalist who can work independently of the academy and is therefore free from the strictures of “liberalism” and the “false god” of objectivity that come with institutionalized research is merely that – a myth. No scholar stands independent of each other, and the ongoing conversations within and without of the academy are vital for the work that happens here. Wilson may be self-taught, but he cannot reject the work of critics whom he says “misread” him, especially if he rejects these critics simply on the basis of their biases as members of the academy.

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