The Berkeley Mess

UPDATE: In case you thought I was making this up, see what Berkeley students have to say here.       There are certain strands of critical theory and postmodernist…

Liberalism in the Balance

What the new president has done in his first few days in office has hardly been surprising, even as it’s profoundly horrific. What has surprised me is the reaction by…

Are You a Grandstander?

Philosophers Brandon Warmke and Justin Tosi have recently published some important new research on the social phenomenon known as grandstanding. You grandstand when you contribute to public discourse in order to convince others that you are…