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October 24, 2022

Unreasonable Science

J. Scott Turner

A review of "Science in an Age of Unreason," by John Staddon, 2022, Regnery Gateway Press, pp. 303, $29.99 hardbound.

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October 12, 2022

Censorship in the Sciences

J. Scott Turner and Mason Goad

The academic sciences are no longer the haven of independent thinkers and creative adventurers on science’s endless frontier.

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October 7, 2022

On Tenure

J. Scott Turner

Tenure will only provide the protection it is supposed to when university faculty can wield effective power against the academy’s political overseers.

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September 2, 2022

The Closing of the Endless Frontier

J. Scott Turner

The new ethics guidance from the editors of "Nature Human Behaviour" is not ethical. Rather, it is the ultimate triumph of politics and ideology over the scientific pursuit of truth.

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