At cross-purposes with minister 5

May 23, 2003

Charles Clarke's arguments, and those of some of his critics, rest on a false polarity. It is the process of seeking truth for its own sake that is the main basis for the economic and social benefits produced by universities. Fund the former and you get the latter.

Christopher Grey
University of Cambridge

Web debate: www.thes. co.uk/commonroom

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