Read it here: https://www.splicetoday.com/on-campus/stem-scientism-and-the-decline-of-the-humanities
Today, Rebecca Schuman wrote a worthwhile piece in Slate, “The End of Research in Wisconsin,” covering the academic outcry against Gov. Walker’s $250-million budget cuts and subsequent demolition of tenure at state universities. It’s mildly sensational Slate fare, which is to say, it’s well-written, informative, and disturbing. I think one of the main reasons we’re seeing upsetting stories like this about the… Continue reading US anti-intellectualism through a glass darkly: the end of our national self-inquiry.