Harry Clor

Harry Clor (Ph.D. University of Chicago) is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Kenyon College, and author of On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World (2008), Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law, and Pornography (1996), The Mass Media and Modern Democracy: Essays (1974), and Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society (1971).


Volume 39

Guests on Volume 39: Neal Gabler, on how entertainment has become the highest value in our culture; C. John Sommerville, on How the News Makes Us Dumb: The Death of Wisdom in an Information Society; John L. Locke, on the value of personal interaction, and how technology is displacing it; Vigen Guroian, on gardening; Marion Montgomery, on how higher education has lost its way; Peter Berkowitz, on why liberal democracies need virtuous citizens; Harry Clor, on the need for the law to return to encouraging a public morality; and Ted Libbey, on French composer Francis Poulenc.