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Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech Ishani Maitra

Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Ishani Maitra

Published July 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780199236282
Hardcover
255 pages
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 About the Book 

Most liberal societies are committed to free speech, but there is evidence that some kinds of speech can be harmful in ways that are detrimental to important liberal values, such as social inequality. This volume draws on a range of approaches toMoreMost liberal societies are committed to free speech, but there is evidence that some kinds of speech can be harmful in ways that are detrimental to important liberal values, such as social inequality. This volume draws on a range of approaches to explore the problem and determine what should be done about allegedly harmful speech.