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 “Fomenting the Pot”: The Life of the Mind

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1930s and 40s saw an intellectual high point in Mormon history with B. H. Roberts, James E. Talmage, and John Widtsoe. Brigham Young University flourished, but intellectual freedom and academic ... More


 PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, PUBLIC TRUST:: Toward Democratic Epistemic Practices

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Taking its point of departure from the suppression of research findings by a Canadian drug company with a vested interest in keeping them from the public eye, this chapter reads the ambiguous ... More


Taking Religion Seriously in Public Universities

Warren A. Nord

in The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nord argues that the study of religion is necessary if students are to understand either the religious or the secular dimensions of the world in which they live and concludes that taking religion ... More


Complications, Concerns, and Clarifications

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter has two main tasks. The first is to acknowledge a complication. It says something about academic freedom and resolves a potential tension between the positions taken in Chapters 5 and 6 ... More


The Charles Curran Affair

Mark S. Massa

in The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After writing the Mayflower Declaration in 1968, Charles Curran set about a scholarly agenda of showing how and why the pope’s condemnation was, from a theological point of view, problematic. This ... More


At War With The Texas Regulars, 1944–1946

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During 1944, an anti-New Deal group of wealthy men known as the Texas Regulars attempted to seize control of the Texas Democratic Party in order to deny President Roosevelt Texas's electoral college ... More


Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume and to each of the individual chapters, and it is divided into three sections. In the first section, the rationale for academic freedom is ... More


In Praise of Diverse Teaching Contexts

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the importance of a just educational system for nurturing different kinds of identity-informed teaching within specific types of university environments, including ecclesial ... More


Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Academic freedom, which allows members of institutions of higher learning to engage in intellectual pursuits without fear of censorship or retaliation, lies at the heart of the mission of the ... More


No Platforming

Robert Mark Simpson and Amia Srinivasan

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper explains how the practice of “no platforming” might be reconciled with a liberal politics. While opponents say that no platforming flouts ideals of open public discourse, and defenders ... More


The Aftermath of the Censure

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents the aftermath of the censure and the ‘forensic’ turn which the discussion took in the years immediately following. The ... More


Academic Freedom and the Politics of Truth

Michael P. Lynch

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that academic freedom is justified because it is an inherently epistemic practice that serves the ideals of democracy. With Dewey, it is argued that “The one thing that is ... More


Protecting civil liberties

H. Jack Geiger

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses protecting civil liberties during the response to terrorism. It describes unique aspects of the “war on terrorism”, terrorism legislation, civil liberties, terrorism, executive ... More


Freedom of Research Area

Brian Weatherson

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some writers have said that academic freedom should extend to giving academics complete freedom over what they choose to research. I argue against this: it is consistent with academic freedom for ... More


Associations are Not States

Jacob T. Levy

in Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717140
eISBN:
9780191785900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717140.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses arguments for holding associations to the normative standards to which liberals hold states. Complex associations, such as universities, contain internal associational spheres; ... More


Is There a “Safe Space” for Academic Freedom?

Michele Moody-Adams

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the charge, implicit in justice-based arguments for intellectual “safe spaces” on college campuses, that protecting academic freedom undermines equality of educational ... More


Beyond Just Silencing: A Call for Complexity in Discussions of Academic Free Speech

Jennifer Saul

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One popular line of thought in the media holds that academic freedom of speech is under threat from politically correct students and universities. In this chapter, it is argued that this debate is ... More


Universities and Laboratories

Ken Peach

in Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes the institutions that do science (universities and laboratories), and discusses their organization and structure, as well as the similarities and difference between ... More


Two Concepts of Free Speech

Philip Pettit

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Free speech is sometimes conceptualized as unhindered speech, sometimes as protected speech. On the first view, the protection of the law is just one of many possible means for removing hindrances to ... More


Tomás Irish, The university at war, 1914–25. Britain, France, and the United States (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), x + 254 pp. ISBN: 9781137409447: Tomás Irish, (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2015), xix + 300 pp. ISBN: 9781908996787

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the books The university at war, 1914–25. Britain, France, and the United States (2015) and Trinity in war and revolution, 1912–1923 (2015), both by Tomás Irish. In The ... More


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