Committee of Enquiry/Freedom of Speech Ref 29: Hawthorn

searching for some higher order moral principle that would provide an adequate basis for order in the University

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open  G Hawthorn 14th June 1968 Free speech submission

Geoffrey Hawthorn’s response to Committee of Enquiry Chair Keith Trace’s memorandum (circulated 11th June) on freedom of speech at the University, and how the three-part statement of principles it contained might apply to the events of 7th May; Hawthorn grapples with two possible interpretations of the Committee’s intentions before proposing his own version, which crucially depends on the representative make-up of the Disciplinary Committee

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