Cornell Seminar: Should We Keep Using ‘Rationality and Reason’?

Posted on AllSides June 29th, 2019
From The Right

A summer seminar at Cornell University is reportedly going to ask its participants whether or not we should “continue to use concepts like ‘rationality’ and ‘reason.’”

According to an article in The College Fix, the course is titled “Decolonizing Epistemology” and will be taught by Linda Martin Alcoff of Hunter College — whose areas of research include race, philosophy, and feminism.

Although it may seem insane, this is not the only time that I’ve seen the value of logical, objective measures being questioned on a college campus. Just last summer,...

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