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ERIC Number: EJ1095872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-5224
Can Academic Freedom Be Justified? Reflections on the Arguments of Robert Post and Stanley Fish
Hammersley, Martyn
Higher Education Quarterly, v70 n2 p108-126 Apr 2016
It is widely recognised that academic freedom is currently under threat. But there is also considerable dispute about the meaning of the term. In this paper I examine two recent and important accounts of the nature of academic freedom that seek to distinguish it clearly from free speech. Such a distinction is, in my view, essential. The aim of the paper is to clarify and resolve differences between these two accounts, and thereby to develop further the conceptualisation of academic freedom.
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Language: English
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