Event: The University: Friend or Foe of Science?

National Association of Scholars

When it suits them, universities invariably tout their commitments to intellectual and academic freedom. When it doesn’t, however, basic principles of academic freedom go out the window, and with them, the value that society derives from science.

Retired University of Delaware Professor David Legates and one-time Delaware state climatologist joins us on this episode of Restoring the Sciences to discuss how collusion between climate activists and a cynical university administration can trample the intellectual independences of scientists who might not be fully on board with their agendas.

Join the National Association of Scholars on Friday, November 11, at 3 pm ET for a wide-ranging and penetrating discussion with Professor Legates about the interface of activism, administrative power, and science.

The discussion will be moderated by J. Scott Turner, Director of the Intrusion of Diversity in the Sciences Project for the National Association of Scholars. This webinar is the seventh installment in NAS’s ongoing Restoring the Sciences webinar series.

Register for "The University: Friend or Foe of Science?" 


Image: Ronni Kurtz, Public Domain

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