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Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner teaches psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he directs the GoodWork Project.  His most recent book is “Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Era of Truthiness and Twitter.”

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The Fact-Catcher In The Rye

By Howard Gardner

As I read “Salinger,” I’m distracted by questions: What’s been truly verified? What’s a shrewd guess? What’s been made up out of thin air?


Harvard Email Scandal: A Sacred Bond Of Trust Has Been Broken

By Howard Gardner

If one account can be broken into, what about other accounts? If one episode sanctions such a break-in, which other episodes might be adequate grounds? And if email can be examined, then what other files and mail are available for surveillance?


American Dreams, American Realities

By Howard Gardner

Justice, freedom and high ethical standards are supposed to be the hallmarks of the United States. But Harvard’s Howard Gardner says we’re no longer delivering on those ideals.