Why MacArthur Fellowships Matter: In Modern Culture, Expertise Is Under Fire

"Today, in public attitudes toward everything from science to politics, expertise is under enormous stress. ... That pressure makes the MacArthur awards extra important," writes Christopher Knight, because "the danger is that manipulative demagoguery flourishes in an environment polluted by the anxiety driving the assault on expertise ... [so] I'll take a ringing endorsement of […]

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