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 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


Sincerity and Institutional Values

Seana Valentine Shiffrin

in Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157023
eISBN:
9781400852529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157023.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines freedom of speech and sincerity in relation to institutions and institutional roles, using the university as a prime example. It first challenges the idea that mere declarations ... More


Academic Freedom and the Constitution

Robert Post

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines academic freedom as a concept of constitutional law. The Supreme Court has proclaimed that academic freedom is a “special concern of the First Amendment, which does not tolerate ... More


What’s so Special about Academic Freedom?

Michele Moody-Adams

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines conflicting values as they affect questions of academic freedom. It begins with an overview of the fundamental elements of academic freedom and how to determine when academic ... More


To Follow the Argument where it Leads: An Antiquarian View of the Aim of Academic Freedom at the University of Chicago

Richard A. Shweder

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines academic freedom at the University of Chicago, which proudly thinks of itself as a Socratic, free-thinking, and contentious institution. More specifically, it considers the ... More


Academic Freedom: Some Considerations

Matthew Goldstein and Frederick Schaffer

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how academic freedom is to be viewed from the vantage point of the relative roles that faculty members and academic administrators ought to play in the governance structure of ... More


Academic Freedom and the Boycott of Israeli Universities

Stanley Fish

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between academic freedom and the academic boycott politics surrounding Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands. It begins with a discussion of the five schools ... More


Exercising Rights: Academic Freedom and Boycott Politics

Judith Butler

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores academic freedom in relation to the academic boycott politics surrounding the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands. A paradox arises insofar as the dominant debates suggest ... More


Academic Freedom: A Pilot Study of Faculty Views

Jonathan R. Cole, Stephen Cole, and Christopher C. Weiss

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the results of a pilot study that examined the views of faculty members at major universities regarding the principle of academic freedom and free inquiry, especially when it ... More


Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom

Joan W. Scott

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter critiques conventional efforts to make and maintain a distinction between politics and scholarship by appealing to a notion of “objectivity.” Academic freedom was aimed at resolving ... 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


Academic Freedom and its Opponents

David Bromwich

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter articulates the case against the sort of sequestering of academic freedom from the more generally articulated political freedom enshrined in the U.S. Constitution that has recently been ... 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


Truth, Balance, and Freedom

Akeel Bilgrami

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines John Stuart Mill's argument for liberty of speech and why it has a strong appeal for law, philosophy, and even our everyday understanding of the justifications for academic ... 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


IRB Licensing

Philip Hamburger

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines conflicting norms in the government's licensing of speech and the press on “human-subjects research” through institutional review boards (IRBs). It begins by discussing ... 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


A Brief History of Academic Freedom

Geoffrey R. Stone

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews the origins and evolution of academic freedom from the time of Athens to the present. Although the struggle for academic freedom can be traced at least as far back as Socrates's ... More


Academic Freedom Under Fire

Jonathan R. Cole

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the logic and limits of academic freedom using the ideals and logic of the University of Chicago's Kalven committee report as a point of departure. It discusses the nature of ... More


What is Academic Freedom For?

Robert J. Zimmer

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines some of the history and context of academic freedom and its meaning, with particular emphasis on the uses of that history at the University of Chicago. Academic freedom is a ... More


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