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What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Angry debates about polarizing speakers have roiled college campuses. Conservatives accuse universities of muzzling unpopular opinions, betraying their values of open inquiry; students sympathetic to ... More


Free Speech and the University: What Is at Stake

Ulrich Baer

in What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This first chapter identifies two problems with free speech in the college context. First, free speech creates a conflict when it interferes with the equality guarantees legally mandated for higher ... More


When Protest and Speech Collide

David Estlund

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/9780198791508.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Even when it is not violent, a disruptive public protest often raises our hackles. Even when it is not illegal, we might wonder whether it is morally justifiable. In particular, one of the ways a ... More


Mr. Jefferson’s University

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the University of Virginia (UVA), which was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. It points out how UVA is a study in contrast and contradiction in the 21st century. Thomas ... More


What “Snowflakes” Get Right About Free Speech

Ulrich Baer

in What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

How do we balance the university’s fundamental commitments to freedom of expression and to equality? With the help of philosophy, political science, legal scholarship, and common sense, it is ... More


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