Alan Sokal

Alan Sokal is Professor of Mathematics at University College London and Professor Emeritus of Physics at New York University

Ideological censorship in science is antithetical to its purpose and its methods

The intrusion of irrational ideology is distorting and censoring science

We must be very careful with redefinitions of commonly understood words

A recent book mounts a rare and powerful, if partly flawed, case for free expression from the Left

We have to stop compromising our defence of free speech whenever it is convenient

People should be censured for their actions and not for their beliefs

Between the Tory government and the University and College Union, will anyone be consistent?