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  1. Constantine Cavarnos & American Society of Psychopathology of Expression (2001). Plutarch's Advice on Keeping Well a Lecture Delivered at the International Congress of Psychopathology of Expression and Art Therapy Which Met in September 2000 at Mclean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, Together with an Anthology of Relevant Texts From Plutarch's Works. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  2. Ricardo Restrepo (2013). Democratic Freedom of Expression. Open Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):380-390.
    This paper suggests the democratic direction in which the right of freedom of expression should be conceived and applied. In the first two sections it suggests some counter-examples to, and diagnoses of, the libertarian and liberal conceptions of freedom of expression, taking Scanlon (1972) and Scanlon (1979), respectively, to be their chief proponents. The paper suggests that these conceptions cannot take into account clear examples, like fraudulent propaganda, which should not be legal. The democratic conception takes (...)
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  3. Corey Brettschneider (2010). When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? The Dilemmas of Freedom of Expression and Democratic Persuasion. Perspectives on Politics 8 (4):1005-1019.
    Hate groups are often thought to reveal a paradox in liberal thinking. On the one hand, such groups challenge the very foundations of liberal thought, including core values of equality and freedom. On the other hand, these same values underlie the rights such as freedom of expression and association that protect hate groups. Thus a liberal democratic state that extends those protections to such groups in the name of value neutrality and freedom of expression may (...)
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    Alan Haworth (2007). On Mill, Infallibility, and Freedom of Expression. Res Publica 13 (1):77-100.
    Philosophers have tended to dismiss John Stuart Mill’s claim that ‘all silencing of discussion is an assumption of infallibility’. I argue that Mill’s ‘infallibility claim’ is indeed open to many objections, but that, contrary to the consensus, those objections fail to defeat the anti-authoritarian thesis which lies at its core. I then argue that Mill’s consequentialist case for the liberty of thought and discussion is likewise capable of withstanding some familiar objections. My purpose is to suggest that Mill’s anti-authoritarianism and (...)
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    Monica Mookherjee (2007). Permitting Dishonour: Culture, Gender and Freedom of Expression. Res Publica 13 (1):29-52.
    While the right to freedom of expression is of great importance in liberal societies, liberal governments should be wary of speech that disparages minority groups. This issue is particularly problematic when minority women publicly criticise gender oppression within their communities. By focusing on the controversy over the play Behzti in 2004, this article explores the difficulties involved in protecting individual women’s rights to criticise injustice, when doing so risks perpetuating negative stereotypes in society at large. If liberal polities (...)
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    Peter Jones (2011). Religious Belief and Freedom of Expression: Is Offensiveness Really the Issue? Res Publica 17 (1):75-90.
    An objection frequently brought against critical or satirical expressions, especially when these target religions, is that they are ‘offensive’. In this article, I indicate why the existence of diverse and conflicting beliefs gives people an incentive to formulate their complaints in the language of offence. But I also cast doubt on whether people, in saying they are offended really mean to present that as the foundation of their complaint and, if they do, whether their complaint should weigh with us. These (...)
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    Raymond Plant (2011). Religion, Identity and Freedom of Expression. Res Publica 17 (1):7-20.
    This article examines the issues raised by religious adherents’ wish to express their beliefs in the public domain through, for example, their modes of dress, their performance of public roles, and their response to homosexuality. It considers on what grounds religion might merit special treatment and how special that treatment should be. A common approach to these issues is through the notion of religious identity, but both the idea of religious identity and its use to ground claims against others prove (...)
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  8. Edward I. Pitts (1986). Spinoza on Freedom of Expression. Journal of the History of Ideas 47 (1):21-35.
    Two unique aspects of spinoza's theory of freedom of expression are explored in depth-Its articulation of a positive liberty of expression, And the distinction it draws between pure expressive acts and speech intended as action. Spinoza's theory is then applied to cases where speech causes harm. His theory is explicitly distinguished from that of mill, And it is concluded that his theory, Although not without faults, Avoids several difficulties of other liberal theories.
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    Algimantas Šindeikis (2010). Freedom of Expression v. Honour and Dignity: Is the Practice by Lithuania's Courts Constitutional? (text only in Lithuanian). Jurisprudence 120 (2):121-157.
    The constitutional right to self-expression, used by societies professing democratic values (Constitution, Article 25), is a highly important feature for forming the political will of the citizenry. A broad, multi-sided public discussion on all issues of public interest is only possible with the existence of an appropriate amount of freedom of information. A strong mechanism for disseminating information that operates between citizens and the parliament is able to generate a sphere for discussion and mutual influence which are essential (...)
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    Christian F. Rostbøll (2011). Freedom of Expression, Deliberation, Autonomy and Respect. European Journal of Political Theory 10 (1):5-21.
    This paper elaborates on the deliberative democracy argument for freedom of expression in terms of its relationship to different dimensions of autonomy. It engages the objection that Enlightenment theories pose a threat to cultures that reject autonomy and argues that autonomy-based democracy is not only compatible with but necessary for respect for cultural diversity. On the basis of an intersubjective epistemology, it argues that people cannot know how to live on mutually respectful terms without engaging in public deliberation (...)
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    Raphael Cohen-Almagor (2013). Freedom of Expression V. Social Responsibility: Holocaust Denial in Canada. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 28 (1):42 - 56.
    (2013). Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility: Holocaust Denial in Canada. Journal of Mass Media Ethics: Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 42-56. doi: 10.1080/08900523.2012.746119.
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    Stanley S. Kleinberg (1995). Teichman, Freedom of Expression and the Public Platform. Journal of Applied Philosophy 12 (1):95-100.
    ABSTRACT In the course of her defence of German protesters against Peter Singer's lectures, Jenny Teichman claims that the right to make use of a public platform is not covered by the principle of freedom of expression. I argue that this view is mistaken, and that she is also wrong to focus on whether Singer deserved a public platform. Instead I suggest that what matters is whether there was an attempt to prevent communication between a speaker and willing (...)
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    Hanneke Van Schooten (2003). Freedom of Expression in the Dutch Constitution: Censorship and Sense Construction. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 16 (2):139-154.
    Models of communication,frequently used in legal semiotics, offeran analytic framework for the relationshipbetween legal rules on the one hand andcorresponding behaviour on the other.Semiotic models seek to clarify(un)successful legal communication; theytry to reveal the processes ofinterpretation and sense construction. Theessence of these models is that thesubstantive meaning of a rule can (orcannot) be transmitted in a `flow model'of information. The models are based upona linear causality of ruleinformation. In this paper, the processesof sense construction are described,taking the freedom of (...)
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  14. Colin Farrelly (2001). Critical Notice: "The Social Character of Freedom of Expression". Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 14 (2):261-271.
    Richard Moon's The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression is an insightful and comprehensive study of the right to freedom of expression in Canadian constitutional law. Moon begins by stressing the importance of the distinction between freedom of expression as a moral or political ideal and as a constitutional right. The former certainly informs the latter. But the general structure of constitutional adjudication will also play an important role in determining how these issues are (...)
     
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  15. David O. Brink (2001). Millian Principles, Freedom of Expression, and Hate Speech. Legal Theory 7 (2):119-157.
    Hate speech employs discriminatory epithets to insult and stigmatize others on the basis of their race, gender, sexual orientation, or other forms of group membership. The regulation of hate speech is deservedly controversial, in part because debates over hate speech seem to have teased apart libertarian and egalitarian strands within the liberal tradition. In the civil rights movements of the 1960s, libertarian concerns with freedom of movement and association and equal opportunity pointed in the same direction as egalitarian (...)
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  16. Mark C. Vopat (2010). Mandatory School Uniforms and Freedom of Expression. Ethics and Education 5 (3):203 - 215.
    On 10 December 2007 the Akron City School Board ? following the precedent set by many school systems across the United States and the world ? instituted a policy of mandatory school uniforms for all students in grades K?8. The measure was met with mixed reviews. While many parents supported the measure, a small group of parents from a selective, arts-focussed, middle school (grades 4?8) objected to the policy. It was their contention that children attending this particular school should be (...)
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    Spencer Zifcak (2016). Freedom of Expression. Australian Humanist, The 121:3.
    Zifcak, Spencer Nobody at this conference should disagree that freedom of expression is a political principle of fundamental value.
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  18. Larry Alexander (2008). Is There a Right of Freedom of Expression? Law and Philosophy 27 (1):97-104.
    In this provocative book, Alexander offers a sceptical appraisal of the claim that freedom of expression is a human right. He examines the various contexts in which a right to freedom of expression might be asserted and concludes that such a right cannot be supported in any of these contexts. He argues that some legal protection of freedom of expression is surely valuable, though the form such protection will take will vary with historical and (...)
     
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    Bruce Barry (2007). The Cringing and The Craven: Freedom of Expression In, Around, and Beyond The Workplace. Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (2):263-296.
    Work is a place where many adults devote significant portions of their waking lives, but it is also a place where civil liberties,including freedom of speech, are significantly constrained. I examine the regulation and control of expressive activity in and around theworkplace from legal, managerial, and ethical perspectives. The focus of this article is on workplace freedom of expression: the ability to engage in acts of expression at or away from the workplace, on subjects related or (...)
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    Kenton F. Machina (1984). Freedom of Expression in Commerce. Law and Philosophy 3 (3):375 - 406.
    Does commercial speech deserve the same freedom from governmental interference as do noncommercial forms of expression? Examination of this question forces a reappraisal of the grounds upon which freedom of expression rests. I urge an analysis of those grounds which founds freedom of speech upon the requirements of individual autonomy over against society. I then apply the autonomy analysis to commercial expression by examining the empirical features which distinguish commercial forms of expression. Some (...)
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    Masami Matsuda (2002). HIV/AIDS and Professional Freedom of Expression in Japan. Nursing Ethics 9 (4):432-438.
    A senior physician with a government role in Japan made a widely reported and misleading statement about Thailand’s policy on HIV/AIDS patients. He claimed that in Thailand the policy is to spend public money on the prevention of HIV infection while allowing AIDS patients to die untreated. The author, a community nursing specialist in Japan with first-hand knowledge of HIV/AIDS policy in Thailand, thought that this statement would influence attitudes negatively in Japan. However, speaking out about this misrepresentation of the (...)
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    Marc Ramsay (2012). The Status of Hearers'rights in Freedom of Expression. Legal Theory 18 (1):31-68.
    Freedom of expression is often treated as a right held by speakers, with hearers holding only a derivative right to receive expression. Roger Shiner in particular argues that we should recognize hearers rights. However, Larry Alexander argues that, if there is a moral right of freedom of expression, it is most plausibly a hearer's right to receive expression, not a speaker's right. I argue that hearers have a basic (or original) right to receive a (...)
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  23. Larry Alexander (2010). Is There a Right of Freedom of Expression? Cambridge University Press.
    In this provocative book, Alexander offers a sceptical appraisal of the claim that freedom of expression is a human right. He examines the various contexts in which a right to freedom of expression might be asserted and concludes that such a right cannot be supported in any of these contexts. He argues that some legal protection of freedom of expression is surely valuable, though the form such protection will take will vary with historical and (...)
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  24. Larry Alexander (2005). Is There a Right of Freedom of Expression? Cambridge University Press.
    In this provocative book, Alexander offers a sceptical appraisal of the claim that freedom of expression is a human right. He examines the various contexts in which a right to freedom of expression might be asserted and concludes that such a right cannot be supported in any of these contexts. He argues that some legal protection of freedom of expression is surely valuable, though the form such protection will take will vary with historical and (...)
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    Re'em Segev (2008). Freedom of Expression: Justifications & Restrictions. Israel Democracy Institute.
    "Freedom of expression" is a complex notion that reflects various considerations and raises many questions related to their content and interaction. This paper is an abstract of a book that considers general aspects regarding the justification and the limits of freedom of expression and analyzes exiting law in light of this normative discussion. Particularly, it considers the way to determine the proper scope of freedom of expression; first-order and second-order considerations in favor and against (...)
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    H. J. McCloskey (1982). Limits to Freedom of Expression. Journal of Value Inquiry 16 (1):47-58.
    This article examines the bases and limits to the right to liberty of expression. Both the extreme libertarian and the orthodox liberal views are rejected. Against them, It is argued that the right to liberty is to be defended both as a prima facie intrinsic moral right derivative from man's autonomy and as a conditional right deriving from man's right to access to intrinsic goods including knowledge, True belief, Self-Development. The rights so derived are not absolute rights, But rights (...)
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    Raphael Cohen-Almagor (2012). Freedom of Expression, Internet Responsibility, and Business Ethics: The Yahoo! Saga and Its Implications. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 106 (3):353-365.
    In the late 1990s, the Internet seemed a perfect medium for business: a facilitator of unlimited economical propositions to people without any regulatory limitations. Cases such as that of Yahoo! mark the beginning of the end of that illusion. They demonstrate that Internet service providers (ISPs) have to respect domestic state legislation in order to avoid legal risks. Yahoo! was wrong to ignore French national laws and the plea to remove Nazi memorabilia from its auction site. Its legal struggle proved (...)
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    Jonathan Riley (2005). J. S. Mill's Doctrine of Freedom of Expression. Utilitas 17 (2):147-179.
    Mill's free speech doctrine is distinct from, yet compatible with, his central principle of ‘purely self-regarding’ liberty. Using the crucial analogy with trade, I claim that he defends a broad laissez-faire policy for expression, even though expression is ‘social’ or other-regarding conduct and thus legitimately subject to social regulation. An expedient laissez-faire policy admits of exceptions because speakers can sometimes cause such severe damage to others that coercive interference with the speech is justified. In those relatively few contexts (...)
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    George G. Brenkert (2010). Corporate Control of Information: Business and the Freedom of Expression. Business and Society Review 115 (1):121-145.
    ABSTRACTControl over information is essential to business. This has become increasingly true in an era in which technological advances have enabled the rapid globalization of business. This article explores the implications of this control of information for freedom of speech and information. Four different situations are considered: censorship of the Internet by search engines albeit at the direction of a government; restrictions on Internet content by Internet Services Providers acting on their own; decisions by retail businesses not to sell (...)
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  30. Noam Chomsky, Some Elementary Comments on The Rights of Freedom of Expression.
    Before I turn to the subject on which I have been asked to comment, two clarifications are necessary. The remarks that follow are limited in two crucial respects. First: I am concerned here solely with a narrow and specific topic, namely, the right of free expression of ideas, conclusions and beliefs. I have nothing to say here about the work of Robert Faurisson or his critics, of which I know very little, or about the topics they address, concerning which (...)
     
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    Lars Tønder (2011). Freedom of Expression in an Age of Cartoon Wars. Contemporary Political Theory 10 (2):255-272.
    This essay examines contemporary liberal theory in light of the 12 cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, first published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. The objective is both to show the limits of liberal theory, in particular with regard to constituents who do not share liberalism's view of acceptable harm, and to discuss how these limits give us reason to supplement liberal theory with other recourses from critical theory and phenomenology. The essay warns against a bifurcation of law and harm, and (...)
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  32. Peter Vallentyne (1996). Freedom of Expression, Hate Speech, and Censorship. For Good Reason.
    In a narrow sense, hate speech is symbolic representation that expresses, hatred, contempt, or disregard for another person or group of persons. The use of deeply insulting racial or ethnic epithets is an example of such hate speech. In a broader sense, hate speech also includes the symbolic representation of views are deeply offensive to others. The expression of the view that women are morally inferior to (or less intelligent than) men is example of hate speech in the broader (...)
     
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    Re'em Segev (2001). Freedom of Expression Against Governmental Authorities. Israel Democracy Institute.
    The subject of this study is the justification for limiting negative expression directed at the government: its institutions and public officials, in order to preserve public faith in government. This paper is an abstract of a book that considers this question. The conclusion is that since the value of speech concerned with the performance of government is very high and the interest in protecting the status of government is limited and typically not substantial, there is generally no justification for (...)
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    Lawrence B. Solum (1989). Freedom of Communicative Action. Northwestern University Law Review 83 (1):54-135.
    The thesis of "Freedom of Communicative Action" is that Jurgen Habermas's theory of communicative action illuminated the deep structure of the First Amendment freedom of speech. Haberams's theory takes speech act theory as its point of departure. Communicative action coordinates indivudal behavior through rational understanding. Communicative action is distinguished from strategic action--the use of communication to manipulate, deceive, or coerce. Part I offers an introduction. Part II outlines a hermeneutic approach to interpretation of the First Amendent. Part III (...)
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  35. Thomas Scanlon (1972). A Theory of Freedom of Expression. Philosophy and Public Affairs 1 (2):204-226.
    The JSTOR Archive is a trusted digital repository providing for long-term preservation and access to leading academic journals and scholarly literature from around the world. The Archive is supported by libraries, scholarly societies, publishers, and foundations. It is an initiative of JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the scholarly community take advantage of advances in technology. For more information regarding JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org.
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    Michael Forster, The Liberal Temper in Classical German Philosophy: Freedom of Thought and Expression.
    Consideration of the German philosophy and political history of the past century might well give the impression, and often does give foreign observers the impression, that liberalism, including in particular commitment to the ideal of free thought and expression, is only skin-deep in Germany. Were not Heidegger's disgust at Gerede (which of course really meant the free speech of the Weimar Republic) and Gadamer's defense of "prejudice" and "tradition" more reflective of the true instincts of German philosophy than, say, (...)
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    F. Peonidis (1998). Freedom of Expression, Autonomy, and Defamation. Law and Philosophy 17 (1):1-17.
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    Peter Jones (2011). Introduction: Religion and Freedom of Expression. Res Publica 17 (1):1-6.
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    Moshe Cohen-Eliya & Yoav Hammer (2004). Advertisements, Stereotypes, and Freedom of Expression. Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (2):165–187.
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    John Nelson (1996). Freedom of Expression: The Very Modern Practice of Visiting a Shinto Shrine. Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 23 (1-2):117-153.
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  41. Joshua Cohen (1993). Freedom of Expression. Philosophy and Public Affairs 22 (3):207-263.
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    Michael Davis (1983). Kant's Fourth Defense of Freedom of Expression. Southern Journal of Philosophy 21 (1):13-29.
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    Mari Orser (1994). Pornography and the Justifiability of Restricting Freedom of Expression. Journal of Social Philosophy 25 (3):40-64.
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    Ian Kerr & Jane Bailey (2004). The Implications of Digital Rights Management for Privacy and Freedom of Expression. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 2 (2):85-95.
  45. Corey Brettschneider (2012). Chapter Three. When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression. In When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality. Princeton University Press 71-108.
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    Julie Van Camp (forthcoming). Freedom of Expression at the National Endowment for the Arts: An Opportunity for Interdisciplinary Education. Journal of Aesthetic Education.
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  47. E. Cline (1995). Here Comes a Chopper to Chop Off Your Head-Freedom of Expression Vs Censorship in America. Journal of Information Ethics 4 (2):18-32.
     
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    Jonathan Gilmore (2011). Expression as Realization: Speakers' Interests in Freedom of Speech. Law and Philosophy 30 (5):517-539.
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    Robert Amdur (1980). Scanlon on Freedom of Expression. Philosophy and Public Affairs 9 (3):287-300.
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    Raphael Cohen-Almagor & Itzhak Yanovitzky (2001). Speech, Media and Ethics—The Limits of Free Expression: Critical Studies on Freedom of Expression, Freedom of the Press and the Public's Right to Know. Science and Engineering Ethics 7 (3):447.
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