PERSPECTIVES: There’s an Overemphasis on “Freedom” in Academic Freedom

From Stanley Fish’s recent commentary published in The Chronicle of Higher Education: “`Academic’ tells you what the scope of the claimed freedom is: It is the freedom — or, as I prefer, the ‘latitude’ — necessary to the performance of the academic task for which you are trained and paid.”  Read the full commentary and Timothy Taylor’s take in this short piece published in Green’s Conversable Economist.

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