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Academic freedom and tenure : ethical issues

Author: Richard T De George
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1997.
Series: Issues in academic ethics.
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This work examines the threat to academic freedom and tenure within higher education institutions from both outside and inside sources, and discusses the ethical justification in their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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De George, Richard T.
Academic freedom and tenure.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1997
(DLC) 96039513
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T De George
ISBN: 0585080607 9780585080604
OCLC Number: 44964189
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 231 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I. The Justification of Academic Tenure and Academic Freedom. Ch. 1. The Justification of Academic Tenure. Ch. 2. Ethical Issues in Tenure. Ch. 3. The Justification of Academic Freedom. Ch. 4. Ethical Issues in Academic Freedom --
pt. II. Readings. 1. 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure With 1970 Interpretive Comments / AAUP. 2. On Freedom of Expression and Campus Speech Codes / AAUP. 3. Statement on Professional Ethics / AAUP. 4. A Statement of the Association's Council: Freedom and Responsibility / AAUP. 5. Academic Freedom --
Its Basic Philosophy, Function, and History / Ralph F. Fuchs. 6. Academic Tenure: An Economic Critique / Robert W. McGee and Walter E. Block. 7. Does Academic Freedom Have Philosophical Presuppositions? / Richard Rorty. 8. Rationality and Realism, What Is at Stake? / John R. Searle.
Series Title: Issues in academic ethics.
Responsibility: Richard T. De George.
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Explores the current controversies over academic tenure in a scholarly way, focusing particularly on the ethical responsibilities of tenured faculty and the social benefits of academic freedom. Read more...

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