The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

34 - The Perilous State of the University - Jonathan Haidt

Nov. 21, 2017

I recently traveled to New York University to talk with Dr. Jonathan Haidt about, among other things, disgust, purity, fear and belief; the perilous state of the modern university; and his work with Heterodox Academy ( an organization designed to draw attention to the lack of diversity of political belief in the humanities and the social sciences. Dr. Haidt is Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University's Stern School of Business and a social psychologist. He studies the psychology of morality and the moral emotions. He has been described as a top global thinker by both Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines. Dr. Haidt is the author of three books: The newest is The Coddling of the American Mind: How Bad Ideas and Good Intentions are Setting up a Generation for Failure ( The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion ( The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom ( His writings on diversity viewpoint for the Heterodox Academy are at ( Other links relevant to Jordan Peterson Videos: * 12 Rules for Life (Dr. Peterson's forthcoming book): (%20 * Patreon: (%20 * Self Authoring Suite: (%20 * Understand Myself Personality Test: (%20 * Jordan Peterson Website: (%20 * Podcast: ( * Reading List: (%20 * Twitter: (%20 neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.