Apr 29, 2019
Can we imagine a system in which prestigious degrees are accessible to everyone with the ability and perseverance to obtain them? Yes, in fact, a fair and open system is easy to imagine and to implement.
Mar 25, 2019
As I have argued before, the hyper-selectivity of our nation’s elite colleges and universities does not contribute to the common good.
Dec 27, 2018
The prospects for a renaissance of theism are bright.
Aug 28, 2018
Only natural organisms, like human beings, can be real. An artifact, no matter how sophisticated its behavior, is simply a collection of parts artfully arranged for a certain purpose. Such a collection of parts can never have the kind of unity required for personhood.
Jul 30, 2018
As I argued last month, highly selective universities (Ivy League, Stanford, Duke, etc.) are not in the public interest.
Jun 28, 2018
Higher education in America receives literally trillions of dollars’ worth of public support.
May 23, 2018
President Trump recently suggested that Congress consider the practice of “earmarks,” in which appropriation bills include local projects favored by particular members of Congress.
Apr 16, 2018
We are on the cusp of a fundamental change in our economy and culture, one as profound in its effects as the agricultural revolution of 10,000 B.C. or the industrial revolution of the 19th century.