What Are the Limits of Academic Freedom?

Does academic freedom extend to white-supremacist professors?” That’s the opening line of Michael Bérubé and Jennifer Ruth’s new book, It’s Not Free Speech: Race, Democracy, and the Future of Academic Freedom. The answer, they argue, should be no. “Academic freedom,” the pair insists, “shouldn’t cover advocates of white supremacy any more than it covers flat-earthers in the geology department.”…

Author: 21st Century Library & Information Technology Network [Information & Knowledge Dissemination Platform By Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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