Committee of Enquiry/Freedom of Speech Ref 38: Posner

We need not only a better understanding of the events… but also University reform which must precede any definition of freedom of  speech

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open C Posner 16th June 1968 Free speech submission

Charles Posner’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; Posner argues in some detail against all three paragraphs in Trace’s circular, critiquing their informing assumptions and making suggestions for change; the submission further includes a text on the restructuring of one of the faculties at the University of Paris, with sections covering autonomy, self-management, and critical teaching

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