Campus Hate-Speech Codes, Natural Rights, and Twentieth Century. Atrocities Revised and Expanded Edition

Author: Anastaplo, George
Year:1999
Pages:192
ISBN:0-7734-8847-2
978-0-7734-8847-2
Price:179.95
The essays in this volume address the current problems posed by hate-speech. Expressed are concerns in which there is a vital need to restore the standard of civility by which productive discourse is sustained. As we are now confronted by the problem of what may be done, consistent with our constitutional principles and political habits, to discourage if not even suppress irresponsible speech on campuses and elsewhere, this volume presents commentary on the way back from individualism to a proper sense of community.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Part One: Campus Hate Speech Codes and the Constitution

1.Hate Speech and the First Amendment

2.Hate Speech, Civility, and Education

3.A "Hate Speech" Encounter

Part Two: Reminders of the Dreadful Consequences that Hateful Speech Can Have

4.Did Anyone "In Charge" Know What He Was Doing? The Thirty Years War of the 20th Century

5.The Fate of the Jews in Greece and Italy during the Second World War

6.Where Does One Start? On the United States, the Balkans, and Islam

7.The Needs of a Free People: Reflections on the Oklahoma City Bombing

Part Three: A Return to Fundamental Questions

8.Is the Self Grounded in the Soul?

9.Are the Moral Virtues Grounded in Nature?

10.Natural Law or Natural Right?

Index