The University of Texas at Austin - Civitas Institute

Creating Knowledge in a Fragmented Age with Jonathan Haidt and Jonathan Rauch

An Evening with Jonathan Haidt and Jonathan Rauch

February 27
6:00 PM McCullough Theater at UT's Performing Arts Center RSVP
Jonathan Haidt and Jonathan Rauch

Jonathan Haidt is a professor at NYU and is the author The Coddling of the American Mind, The Happiness Hypothesis, and The Righteous Mind, among many other books and articles. He’s a leading researcher on the psychology behind people’s moral views and the problem of political polarization. He’s also a co-founder of Heterodox Academy and a prominent advocate for the value of having a diversity of views on university campuses.

Jonathan Rauch is a fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. A prolific writer, his books include Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought and The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth. Like Haidt, he’s a great champion of free speech and civil discourse.

This event is cosponsored with the Athaneaum and the Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center.

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