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Published: 09 April 2021

216 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780197532157

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Freedom of Speech and Expression

Its History, Its Value, Its Good Use, and Its Misuse

Richard Sorabji

The Rutgers Lectures in Philosophy

  • Studies beneficial speech in historical figures, such as Gandhi and his "open ears" philosophy.
  • Debates the benefits of free speech as a right, and possible frustrations and abuses of such benefits.
  • Discusses use of speech on social media for fake and targeted election propaganda and abuse.