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Silencing Speech
Pornography deserves special protections, it is often said, because it qualifies as speech. Therefore, no matter what we think of its content, we must afford it the protections that we extend to mostExpand
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Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech
Contents Foreword 1. Introduction and Overview 2. Freedom of Expression and Human Rights Law: The Case of Holocaust Denial 3. 'Speaking Back': The Likely Fate of Hate Speech Policy in the UnitedExpand
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THE NATURE OF EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE
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Silence and Responsibility
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In Defense of a Kripkean Dogma
In “Against Arguments from Reference” (Mallon et al., 2009), Ron Mallon, Edouard Machery, Shaun Nichols, and Stephen Stich (hereafter, MMNS) argue that recent experiments concerning referenceExpand
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Assertion, knowledge, and action
We argue against the knowledge rule of assertion, and in favour of integrating the account of assertion more tightly with our best theories of evidence and action. We think that the knowledge ruleExpand
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On Silencing, Rape, and Responsibility
In a recent article in this journal, Nellie Wieland argues that silencing in the sense put forward by Rae Langton and Jennifer Hornsby has the unpalatable consequence of diminishing a rapist'sExpand
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THE LIMITS OF FREE SPEECH: PORNOGRAPHY AND THE QUESTION OF COVERAGE
Many liberal societies are deeply committed to freedom of speech. This commitment is so entrenched that when it seems to come into conflict with other commitments (e.g., gender equality), it is oftenExpand
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NEW WORDS FOR OLD WRONGS
ABSTRACT This paper begins with the idea that there are sometimes gaps in our shared linguistic/conceptual resources that make it difficult for us to understand our own social experiences, and toExpand
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Assertion, Norms, and Games
(1) Assertions are governed by either an alethic or an epistemic norm, i.e., a norm that specifies that it is appropriate to assert something only if what is asserted is true, or justifiablyExpand
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