The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson, The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2015) Harry Brighouse, a professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Michael McPherson, the president of the Spencer Foundation and former president of Macalester College, have edited a marvelous… Read More

Christi Smith, Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Education

Christi Smith, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College, has just published a most timely monograph, Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Education (University of North Carolina Press). At a moment when researchers are detailing the full emergence of a dual-track higher education system which… Read More

PEN America’s report on diversity, inclusion and free speech on campus. The PEN report (“And Campus for All”) is available for free download. It offers a useful perspective on all sides in the debate over such issues as campus speakers, safe spaces, trigger warnings and issues of inclusion and justice… Read More