Academic Freedom and Jerks

“We frequently like to think of academic freedom by the following example: a noble professor has his or her rights infringed upon, the crowd stands up for the victim, and ultimately right wins out. Such cases are replete in our history. We also have examples, however, when repugnant individuals need to be defended …” (more)

[Bill Tierney, 21st Century Scholar, 7 July]

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