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"Safe speech vs free speech: higher education’s false dilemma"

Azmanova, Albena (2021) "Safe speech vs free speech: higher education’s false dilemma". (26 Apr). Website. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:87770)

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Abstract

In the ‘cancel culture’ era, I argue, universities should remember that the original purpose of free speech was to empower the weak, not to shelter them. The dilemma between safe speech and free speech is false – and understanding its falsity can enable us to detect the social forces imposing it on us.

Item Type: Internet publication
Uncontrolled keywords: freedom of speech, democracy, academia, totalitarianism, oppression, censorship
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Albena Azmanova
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2021 18:18 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 10:22 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/87770 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Azmanova, Albena: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2471-2016
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