04 août 2014

The Land of a Thousand Neil deGrasse Tysons

By David Perry - Chronicle Vitae. The humanities do not need a Neil deGrasse Tyson. We need a thousand Tysons. Better yet, we need to stop waiting for the prestige economy to churn out a celebrity to save us. Instead, why not recognize all the good work that so many people already are doing in the humanities?
It’s time to vastly broaden our approach to finding the next generation of public intellectuals. My proposal: Look for teachers, not researchers. See more...

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