August 18, 2014 Free Thoughts

Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States.

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Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States. We talk about campus speech codes, the constitutionality of “free speech zones,” chilling effects of trigger warnings, and more. What are the larger effects that these campus restrictions have on our society?

Show Notes and Further Reading

Greg Lukianoff, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate (book)

Greg Lukianoff, Freedom From Speech (book coming Sept. 2014)

Alan Charles Kors and Harvey Silverglate, The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses (book)

Dinesh D’Souza, Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus (book)

Allan Bloom, Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students (book)

Jonathan Rauch, Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought (book)