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[Xmca-l] Re: Academic freedom vs academic justice?



On 26 February 2014 14:47, David Preiss <daviddpreiss@gmail.com> wrote:

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> A student at the Harvard Crimson called to end with academic freedom and
> replace it with a new concept: academic justice, which includes a
> censorship component to those ideas that may be considered unethical,
> racist and so on such as those of Hernstein and Murray on intelligence and
> race. The debate is open. What are the limits of academic tolerance? When
> stuff is a fact and when stuff is diffamation? What sort of epistemology
> would set criteria to censor ideas?
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When it is lazy, stream-lined and rule-bound.

We need unethical ideas to maintain our ethical standards (love your enemy).

Best,
Huw


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> www.thecrimson.com/column/the-red-line/article/2014/2/18/academic-freedom-justice?page=1
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> David
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