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The Cost of Free Speech

Pornography, Hate Speech, and their Challenge to Liberalism

  • Abigail Levin
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Introduction

The distinctly contemporary proliferation of pornography and hate speech poses a challenge to liberalism's traditional ideal of a 'marketplace of ideas' facilitated by state neutrality about the content of speech. This new study argues that the liberal state ought to depart from neutrality to meet this challenge.

Keywords

argue bibliography Canada constitution equality Europe freedom knowledge liberty tradition USA

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  • Abigail Levin
    • 1
  1. 1.Niagara UniversityNew YorkUSA

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