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At last, a man in the philosophy department at the University of Colorado-Boulder speaks out

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In conclusion, Professor Michael Tooley is to be commended for speaking out about the situation of the philosophy department at the University of Colorado-Boulder. His comments are measured. In addition, he has posted other relevant documents.

 

However, the damage may be irreversible. Martha C. Nussbaum famously called attention to the fragility of goodness. Surely the reputation of the philosophy department at the University of Colorado-Boulder is fragile.

 

But I hope that the philosophy department's reputation is not totally destroyed by the administration's bullying.

 

Nevertheless, I have to admit that I do not see at this time how the philosophy department might recover from the administration's bullying.

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Thomas James Farrell is professor emeritus of writing studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). He started teaching at UMD in Fall 1987, and he retired from UMD at the end of May 2009. He was born in 1944. He holds three degrees from Saint Louis University (SLU): B.A. in English, 1966; M.A.(T) in English 1968; Ph.D.in higher education, 1974. On May 16, 1969, the editors of the SLU student newspaper named him Man of the Year, an honor customarily conferred on an administrator or a faculty member, not on a graduate student -- nor on a woman up to that time. He is the proud author of the book (more...)
 

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