The future of academic freedom / edited by Louis Menand.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Menand, Louis.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. What does academic freedom protect?: The limits of academic freedom / Louis Menand. Does academic freedom have philosophical presuppositions? / Richard Rorty. Justifying the rights of academic freedom in the era of "power/knowledge" / Thomas L. Haskell
  • pt. 2. The problem of hate speech: Academic freedom and law, liberalism, speech codes, and related problems / Cass R. Sunstein. Critical race theory and freedom of speech / Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • pt. 3. The ethics of inquiry: Academic freedom as an ethical practice / Joan W. Scott. We need a new interpretation of academic freedom / Ronald Dworkin. Science and its critics / Evelyn Fox Keller. Identity, authority, and freedom, the potentate and the traveler / Edward W. Said.