Best-selling author Steven Pinker considers why open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement matter beyond the academy. He makes the case that healthy colleges and universities equip citizens, scientists, policymakers, parents, and others with the habits of heart and mind necessary to advance the human condition.

 

Keynote speaker:

Steven Pinker | Department of Psychology, Harvard University

Talkback host:

Nick Gillespie | Editor at Large, Reason