The Concept of Academic Freedom

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Hegel's Concept of Life Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic Karen Ng. Offers a detailed, systematic account of Hegel's concept of life in connection with his conceptions of self-consciousness, freedom, and logic; Presents a new interpretation of Hegel's Science of Logic; Sheds new light on understanding the development of post-Kantian philosophy. Books in review: The Future of Academic Freedom. Louis Menand, editor; University of Chicago Press, Reviewed by John Bugge. Despite its title, this collection of essays by nine distinguished contributors from philosophy, history, literature and the law offers commentary not so much on the future of academic freedom in the American university, as it does reasoned .   Scholars gathered at the University of Notre Dame to re-examine the concept called "academic freedom," and determine how it could and should operate at Catholic colleges and universities.   WE BEGIN TO understand the much misun- derstood and abused concept of academic freedom when we consider the central importance of the interrogative attitude to the enter- prise of liberal arts.

Edward C. Tolman was one of the most prominent learning theorists of the s and beyond. Although he was a behaviorist, his theory incorporated some strikingly nonbehavioral elements. One of his most important creations was the notion of “intervening variables,” a concept that was immediately taken up by other learning researchers. To ensure an instructional program marked by excellence, Florence-Darlington Technical College and the State Board for Technical & Comprehensive Education supports the concept of academic freedom. In the development of knowledge, research endeavors, and creative activities, faculty and students must be free to cultivate a spirit of inquiry and. Freedom Rider: The Lie of Academic Freedom by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “Colleges and universities are among the institutions most obedient to the rule of whiteness.” Black Americans have never enjoyed the rights and the freedoms that their country claims to value.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Machine generated contents note: Chapter One Academic Freedom and the University --(1) The Semantic Context of Academic Freedom --(2) The Legal Context --(3) The International Dimension of Academic Freedom --(4) The Nature of.

Over the course of decades, a great many books, essays, and policies have been written and published about academic freedom. We have learned how to apply it to pedagogical, technological, cultural, and political realities that did not exist when the concept was first defined.

Get this from a library. The concept of academic freedom. [Edmund L Pincoffs; American Council of Learned Societies.; University of Texas at Austin. Graduate School.;] -- Sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies and the University of Texas Graduate School.

Includes index. Bibliography: p. [] The concept of academic freedom. Edmund L University of Texas Press, - Education - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are activities Alstyne argue argument Arthur Lovejoy Bedau believe campus capitalist class citizens civil liberties claim committee concept of academic conflict consequences consequentialist.

Academic Freedom: The right to teach as one sees fit, but not necessarily the right to teach evil. The term encompasses much more than teaching-related speech rights of teachers. Educational institutions are communities unto themselves with rules of their own, and when conflicts arise, the most common and compelling arguments involve freedom.

Academic freedom, the freedom of teachers and students to teach, study, and pursue knowledge and research without unreasonable interference or restriction from law, institutional regulations, or public basic elements include the freedom of teachers to inquire into any subject that evokes their intellectual concern; to present their findings to their students, colleagues, and.

At the bottom of every controversy embroiling the university today—from debates over hate-speech codes to the reorganization of the academy as a multicultural institution—is the concept of academic freedom. But academic freedom is almost never mentioned in these debates.

Now nine leading academics, including Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Edward Cited by: The Concept of Academic Freedom is the first book to deal exclusively with fundamental conceptual issues underlying the battle. In the discussion of these issues, certain philosophical positions crystallize: radical versus liberal conceptions of the status and function of university teachers, specific versus general theories of academic freedom.

ByFish has refined his arguments in "Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution." Over the years he has surveyed the literature and in this book presents a spectrum of five views on academic by:   Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom is both a nuanced reflection on the tensions within a cherished concept and a strong defense of the importance of critical scholarship to safeguard democracy against the anti-intellectualism of.

Academic freedom and responsibility have long been topics for public concern and debate. Academic freedom to explore significant and controversial questions is an essential precondition to fulfill the academy’s mission of educating students and advancing knowledge.

Academic responsibility requires professors to submit their knowledge and. At the bottom of every controversy embroiling the university today—from debates over hate-speech codes to the reorganization of the academy as a multicultural institution—is the concept of academic freedom.

But academic freedom is almost never mentioned in these debates. Now nine leading academics, including Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Edward Said, Richard Rorty, and Joan. "In this bracingly clarifying book, Stanley Fish shows why the concept of academic freedom, as it is widely invoked, is radically incoherent.

He follows this unsettling revelation by convincingly demonstrating why academic freedom makes sense only if it is understood as the freedom of academics to do their distinctive jobs--intellectual analysis, research, and teaching.

The defense of academic freedom and the interrogative attitude it serves and supports must, implicitly at least, appeal to the concept of truth, and any plausible case for academic freedom must present understanding, knowledge, and truth as the intrinsic values that make the intelligibility of freedom indispensable to their pursuit and.

The Life and Death of Academic Freedom Among this fall's new book offerings is The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University, authored by Ellen Schrecker, the eminent historian of McCarthyism's impact on academe and the nation.

Most academic discussions of freedom approach it as either a philosophical concept, a legal principle or a tenet of political ideology. In this book, however, it is analysed as a social relation rather than as an idea or a postulate.

The Future of Academic Freedom [Louis Menand]. At the bottom of every controversy embroiling the university today—from debates over hate-speech codes to the reorganization of the academy as a multicultural institution—is the concept of academic freedAuthor: Louis Menand.

This book is an entry in the series Engaging Philosophy, and like previous volumes in the series it consists of essays by a variety of contributors. As the series title indicates, the various authors are approaching the issues around academic freedom specifically from a philosophical standpoint, addressing foundational questions such as the differences between.

Questions of accessibility, broadly defined, are everywhere in higher ed. Administrators want to widen opportunities for potential students, and instructors want learners to have all available tools to succeed. The universal design for learning (UDL) framework posits a set of solutions to those questions -- and it's gaining steam at institutions nationwide.

The AFT Statement on Academic Freedom. September Updated 8/17/ The City University of New York—Student Complaint Procedure. Updated 8/17/ Selected Works on Academic Freedom. Academic Freedom and Professional Responsibility after 9/ A Handbook for Scholars and Teachers.

freedom to learn) and Lehrfreiheit (the freedom to teach) (Schrecker, ), academic freedom has been inextricably linked to the free exchange of ideas and self-governance so fundamental to the academic ethos. Most academics would likely agree that academic freedom is characterized in large part by robust freedom of speechFile Size: 47KB.

Louis Menand opens The Future of Academic Freedom with a brief survey of some current issues surrounding the concept of academic freedom: the effects of postmodernism and multiculturalism, disciplinary and administrative crises, and the problems of extending academic freedom to include students.

The next two contributors debate the epistemological status of academic freedom. Now, in a new book — “For the Common Good: Principles of American Academic Freedom,” to be published in — two distinguished scholars of constitutional law, Matthew W. Finkin and Robert C. Post, study the history and present shape of the concept and come to conclusions that support and deepen what I have been saying in these columns.

Protecting Academic Freedom Dieter Schönecker makes five arguments for a prominent member of the centre-left Social Democratic Party, who wrote a bestselling book attacking Germany’s post-war immigration policies.

‘freedom of expression’ is a generic concept that embraces all of the freedoms that are included in Article 5 of. This book will be of interest to East Asian scholars and academics in universities around the world where freedom of expression is threatened in this time of heightened security.

Chapters in the book include: (1) Academic Freedom as a Concept; (2) Legitimacy Crises in Hong Kong; (3) Robert Chung Affair; (4) Article 23 and Protests; (5 Cited by: The concept of academic freedom New Hampshire. In that case, the attorney general of New Hampshire, acting on behalf of the state Legislature under a broad resolution directing him to determine whether there were “subversive persons” working for the state, had charged Paul Sweezy, a visiting lecturer at the University of New Hampshire, with.

That professional conception of academic freedom, characterized by boycotters as impoverished, desiccated, and an alibi for neoliberal hegemony, must be left behind so that actions in violation of academic freedom narrowly defined may be taken in the name of an academic freedom suitably enlarged.

University Of Chicago Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. pages. Dimensions: in. x in. x the bottom of every controversy embroiling the university todayfrom debates over hate-speech codes to the reorganization of the academy as a multicultural institutionis the concept of academic freedom.

But academic freedom. violations of academic freedom, and the attack against scholars because of their peacefully expressed thoughts and words. Condon, B. The c. hains around academic freedom in teaching-learning. Nursing Science Quarterly, 30(2), Freedom as a concept has been much debated.

Is freedom an innate part of being, or does freedom even. that freedom of speech is too broad a notion to supplant the concept of academic freedom. Freedom of speech allows anyone to say anything – even stupid and wrongheaded things, even outrageous things – free from gov-ernment censorship.

Academic freedom, on the other hand, carries 11 COMMON GOOD at (footnote omitted). Of course, I’ve. The David Horowitz Freedom Center has listed NAS President Peter Wood's book Diversity: The Invention of a Concept in its inventory of "+ Books You Should Be Reading In Class, But Probably Aren't." Diversity is featured this week as part of the Center's "Adopt a Dissenting Book" to the Freedom Center for the plug, and we certainly encourage student to .However, while the AAUP statement provides a strong defence of academic freedom and public funding, it remains tied to an exclusively negative concept of academic freedom.

The idea of academic freedom as ‘freedom from’ interference creates a contradiction with the statement’s equally strong arguments for the public responsibility of the.Define concept. concept synonyms, concept pronunciation, concept translation, English dictionary definition of concept.

n. 1. A general idea or understanding of something: the concept of inertia; the concept of free will. See Synonyms at idea. 2. A plan or original idea: The.