Studies in Philosophy and Education 28 (6):499-515 (2009)

The article distinguishes between the various arguments traditionally offered as justifications for the principle of academic freedom. Four main arguments are identified, three consequentialist in nature, and one nonconsequentialist. The article also concentrates on the specific form these arguments must take in order to establish academic freedom as a principle distinct from the more general principles of freedom of expression and intellectual freedom.
Keywords Academic freedom  University functions  Marketplace of ideas  Professional autonomy
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DOI 10.1007/s11217-009-9142-6
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