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How the Right Weaponized Free Speech

Free speech makes no distinctions as to quality; academic freedom does. Are all opinions equally valid in a university classroom? Are professors being "ideological" when they refuse to accept the Bible as scientific evidence? What, then, becomes of certified professorial expertise? Does the university have a responsibility to uphold standards of truth-seeking outside the classroom as well as inside it?

Read more at the Chronicle of Higher Ed as Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott explores these questions and more. 

Date
January 07, 2018