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Kindly Inquisitors The New Attacks on Free Thought

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ISBN-10: 0226705765

ISBN-13: 9780226705767

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jonathan Rauch

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Tracing attacks on free speech from Plato's Republic to America's campuses and newsrooms, Jonathan Rauch provides an engaging and provocative attack on those who would limit free thought by restricting free speech. Rauch explores how the system for producing knowledge works in a liberal society, and why it has now become the object of a powerful ideological attack. Moving beyond the First Amendment, he defends the morality, rather than the legality, of an intellectual regime that relies on unfettered and often hurtful criticism. Kindly Inquisitors is a refreshing and vibrant essay, casting a provocative light on the raging debates over political correctness and multiculturalism. "Fiercely…    
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Book details

List price: $12.50
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 187
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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The Politics of Liberal Science
The Fundamentalist Threat
The Humanitarian Threat
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