Author: William McNally

William McNally ( is a Professor of Finance at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Institutional Neutrality: Do not block the way of inquiry!

Universities are supposed to be institutions of inquiry. My university’s enabling legislation declares its goal to be “the pursuit of learning.” Were universities to impede inquiry, they would betray this goal. As philosopher Charles S. Peirce admonished, “Do not block the way of inquiry.” Now more than ever, we need Peirce’s words “inscribed upon every […]

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