Cambridge and the exclusion of Jordan Peterson
The facts are these. Jordan Peterson is a fully paid-up and tenured professor of psychology at the University of [...]
"Anyone thinking of applying to Cambridge for a place on a course, a job, or just a visiting fellowship, should either scrub their records clean of anything that might appear transgressive of the reigning orthodoxy, or turn elsewhere"
on Cambridge and Jordan Peterson
"Of all institutions, universities should model the giving and taking of reasons, offering well considered rational explanations, exposing them to criticism .... Cambridge's reluctance to be rationally accountable was a betrayal of its vocation"
Dr Jordan B Peterson
Professor and theologian Nigel Biggar of Oxford on Cambridge University's rescindment of my fellowship invitation
While we're on the subject of
, it's worth remembering that he was a product of
back when intellectual diversity was still valued there. Good piece from last week on the
'Students or academics thinking of applying to Cambridge should either scrub their records clean of anything that might appear transgressive of the reigning orthodoxy or turn elsewhere'. Nigel Biggar on Jordan Peterson's exclusion
Searingly intelligent piece by
on Cambridge's shocking double standards when it comes to free speech, diversity and inclusion