Who's afraid of academic freedom? / edited by Akeel Bilgrami & Jonathan R. Cole.

In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Their discussion of threats to freedom tra...

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Other Authors: Bilgrami, Akeel, 1950- (Editor), Cole, Jonathan R. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • A brief history of academic freedom / Geoffrey R. Stone
  • Truth, balance, and freedom / Akeel Bilgrami
  • Academic freedom and its opponents / David Bromwich
  • Academic freedom under fire / Jonathan R. Cole
  • Knowledge, power, and academic freedom / Joan W. Scott
  • Obscurantism and academic freedom / Jon Elster
  • What's so special about academic freedom? / Michele Moody-Adams
  • Academic freedom and the Constitution / Robert Post
  • IRB licensing / Philip Hamburger
  • To follow the argument where it leads : an antiquarian view of the aim of academic freedom at the University of Chicago / Richard A. Shweder
  • What is academic freedom for? / Robert J. Zimmer
  • Academic freedom : some considerations / Matthew Goldstein and Frederick Schaffer
  • Academic freedom and the boycott of the Israeli universities / Stanley Fish
  • Exercising rights : academic freedom and boycott politics / Judith Butler
  • Israel and academic freedom / John Mearsheimer
  • Academic freedom and the subservience to power / Noam Chomsky
  • Academic freedom : a pilot study of faculty views / Jonathan R. Cole, Stephen Cole, and Christopher C. Weiss.