27 minutes | May 16, 2021

89 - Keith Whittington - Fighting for Faculty Freedom [Public Limited Version]

Academic Freedom Alliance: https://academicfreedom.org/ You can find Keith’s book Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech (2018) here: https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691191522/speak-freely You can find all of Keith’s academic publications here: https://scholar.princeton.edu/kewhitt/home Keith regularly blogs here: https://reason.com/volokh/ Follow Keith on Twitter: @kewhittington Further References My interview with Greg Lukianoff: https://soundcloud.com/twoforteapodcast/78-greg-lukianoff-defending-free-speech Experienced. Nonpartisan. Defending Your Rights. - FIRE: https://www.thefire.org/ Heterodox Academy: https://heterodoxacademy.org/ Timestamps 2:24 The ACA’s specific mission; free speech norms at universities 17:55 The defence of free speech for academics is controversial among academics 20:23 Free speech is not a partisan issue 35:16 How susceptible are people to absorbing ideas they hear or read about? 42:25 Misconceptions about the situation on campuses, day to day 48:44 The case of Tom Smith 55:27 The distinction between academic freedom and freedom of speech 01:03:23 What you can do to help
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