‘Freedom to say anything to anyone’ is not what we need

“A scholar of higher education has called on the academy to abandon ‘utopian views’ of academic freedom and to adopt more realistic targets. In an interview with Times Higher Education, Tim Birtwistle, visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies, said it was a problem that ‘nobody can really define an acceptable definition of academic freedom’ …” (more)

[Sarah Cunnane, Times Higher Education, 6 May]

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