Why Free Speech is Central to Universities’ Mission

August 8, 2018

by Christopher Freiman at Heterodox Academy

In The New York Review of Books, Jeremy Waldron offers a number of criticisms of the idea that college campuses ought to be uncompromisingly committed to free speech. I’d like to single out one of his claims for scrutiny, namely that robust protections for free speech on campus aren’t as crucial to academia’s research mission as we might think…

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