In light of his recent article on science in Slate, Research Fellow Jeffrey Guhin published a post over at Orgtheory about his experience of producing a non-academic piece. Guhin’s post refers to Senior Fellow Johann Neem’s article in The Chronicle of Higher Education on the importance of academic writing, titled “Coming Down From the Clouds: On Academic Writing.”
Research Fellow Jeffrey Guhin published an article in the American Sociological Association’s journal Sociological Theory on his research on creationism and evolution in conservative Protestant and Sunni Muslim schools.
A piece in Slate by Zack Kopplin titled, “Why Christian Creationists Hate Evolution but Muslim Creationists Don’t Care” prominently cited Guhin’s research.
Read Guhin’s Sociological Journal “Why Worry about Evolution? Boundaries, Practices, and Moral Salience in Sunni and Evangelical High Schools” here.
“Science is not straightforward—as Tyson himself admits. Our interpretation of science simply requires insights and wisdom well beyond what science can provide.”
Read Guhin’s piece, “A Nation Ruled by Science is a Terrible Idea,” here.
Senior Fellow Matthew B. Crawford’s review of Sebastian Junger’s Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging was featured in The New York Times. Crawford notes that “the questions [Junger] is asking” about soldiers reintegrating into society after combat “are in fact perennial questions of political philosophy, and they have a history that could have enriched the book immeasurably.”
Crawford contributes to the Institute’s Program on Philosophical Anthropology, Subjectivity and Ethics and is the author of The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction.
Visiting Fellow Garnette Cadogan’s essay on the experience of walking while black in the United States was just published in Literary Hub, and has been garnering significant attention in the press. Entitled “Walking While Black,” the piece originally appeared in the inaugural issue of Freeman’s magazine in 2015 under the title, “Black and Blue.”
Read “Walking While Black” here.
How have anger and hate manifested in the current American election cycle? Visiting Fellow Ned O’Gorman considers these ideals—and the subtle yet important differences between them—in an article titled, “American Hate” on the Huffington Post blog.
Senior Fellow John D. Inazu delivered the 2016 Annual Kuyper Lecture at Baylor University on June 10, 2016. Presented by the Center for Public Justice, Inazu’s lecture primarily focused on the content of his recently released book, Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference.
Read the transcript of Inazu’s lecture here.
Visiting Fellow Garnette Cadogan published a piece introducing photographer Radcliffe Roye in Aperture Magazine’s latest issue, “Vision and Justice,” Cadogan considers the democratic vision of humanity presented in Roye’s photography.
While at the Institute, Cadogan is at work on a book on walking. Read Cadogan’s award-winning essay in Virginia Quarterly Review, “Due North,” here.