Greetings, Tory readers! My name is David Byler, and I am the new Publisher of the PrincetonTory. I am both honored and excited to assume the duties of Publisher for this upcoming year.
Given the recent swirl of events and talk surrounding the issue of “marriage equality,” the recent book, “What is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense,” has come out at precisely the right moment.
Professor of Politics Alan Ryan began teaching political theory at Oxford in 1969. Hearrived at Princeton in 1987, but returned to Oxford in 1996 to serve as the warden of New College. In 2009, he rejoined the Princeton faculty. Professor Ryan graduated from Oxford in 1962 and attended graduate school at University College London . In recognition of…
The liberal arts are no longer in vogue. Then again, few things still are that first got hot in the fifteenth century, but if we are to listen to the prevailing wisdom among academia today, that’s something to be thankful for anyway.
The hopeful intuition that science is uniquely neutral, objective, and ideology- free, while attractive in our political era, utterly fails to hold in practice. Science is a good and immensely useful tool to answer all sorts of questions. It can certainly help us in policy-making, but it shouldn’t be policy-making.
Some grad student in a struggling American Studies department is going to have a field
day in thirty years. He’ll be researching the sexual culture at the turn of the millennium and
chance upon the “Love and Lust in the Bubble” series.