May 18, 2020
Even if we had infinite financial resources to spend on this, could it be done? Can our biomedical industries manufacture 3 trillion tests in a matter of months?
May 11, 2020
The recent actions and reactions of the states to the crisis manifest every indication of a growing addiction to power.
Apr 27, 2020
A war without an exit strategy is a recipe for disaster.
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.