CONTEMPORARY FIRST AMENDMENT ISSUES

FREE SPEECH THEORY IN A COMMERCIAL CULTURE,
THE MEANING OF "DISSENT,"
AND SPEECH RIGHTS IN THE AGE OF ROBOTICS

PROFESSOR SKOVER

FALL 2018

QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

JOHN MILTON,
AREOPAGITICA

JOHN STUART MILL,
ON LIBERTY

ALEXANDER MEIKLEJOHN,
POLITICAL FREEDOM

MARTIN REDISH,
"THE VALUE OF FREE SPEECH"

  
ASSIGNMENT 3:

RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
ON DISSENT
PROLOGUE, CHAPTERS I, II & III

  
ASSIGNMENT 4:

RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
ON DISSENT
CHAPTERS IV & V, EPILOGUE

  
ASSIGNMENT 5:

STEVEN SHIFFRIN,
WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE FIRST AMENDMENT?

ROBERT CORN-REVERE,
"CERTAINTY AND THE CENSOR'S DILEMMA"

   
ASSIGNMENT 6: NADINE STROSSEN,
HATE
   
ASSIGNMENT 7: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
THE DEATH OF DISCOURSE
FOREWORD, PROLOGUE, PART I
   
ASSIGNMENT 8: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
THE DEATH OF DISCOURSE
PART II
   
ASSIGNMENT 9: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
THE DEATH OF DISCOURSE
PART III
   
ASSIGNMENT 10: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
THE DEATH OF DISCOURSE
EPILOGUE & AFTERWORD
   
ASSIGNMENT 11: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
ROBOTICA
PROLOGUE, PARTS I & II
   
ASSIGNMENT 12: RONALD COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER,
ROBOTICA
PART III, COMMENTARIES & REPLY
   
   

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