1 hr 26 min

78 - Greg Lukianoff - Defending Free Speech Two for Tea with Iona Italia and Helen Pluckrose

    • News

Greg’s book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate (2012):
http://www.unlearningliberty.com/

His booklet, Freedom from Speech (2014):
https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/freedom-from-speech/

Greg’s blog, The Eternally Radical Idea Archives:
https://www.thefire.org/category/newsdesk/eternally-radical-idea/

For more on FIRE:
https://www.thefire.org/

Follow Greg on Twitter @glukianoff; follow FIRE on Twitter @TheFIREorg

Further References
Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure (2018)

Greg and Jon’s previous appearance on Two for Tea:
https://soundcloud.com/twoforteapodcast/06-jonathan-haidt-and-greg-lukianoff

The Mighty Ira (2020):
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13027292/

Jonathan Rauch, Kindly Inquisitors (1993)

Star Trek - "The Charming Negress" - YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BBOWsWODX4

A ‘Global First Amendment’ - FIRE:
https://www.thefire.org/a-global-first-amendment/

NOTE: The section on profanity in Unlearning Liberty had indeed been cut from my version of the audiobook.

Timestamps
4:02 Since 2012, the shift from primarily administration-led to student-led censorship
08:41 Censorship gravity; free speech isn’t an intuitive value; free speech culture
12:38 The power of higher education as an institution
15:56 Is censorship a leftist thing?
18:08 Understanding the world as it is, the insufficiency of the marketplace of ideas metaphor
25:16 Group polarisation
29:33 The ideological uncertainty principle
31:10 Disinformation and conspiracy theorising
38:28 Hate speech, calling people names
44:32 Overbreadth and vagueness
45:57 Profanity
54:47 Harassment, hurt and the Davis standard
59:33 Missed opportunities and censorship after George Floyd’s death
01:01:48 The need for a global First Amendment
01:06:27 Social media
01:17:25 Disinvitations

Greg’s book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate (2012):
http://www.unlearningliberty.com/

His booklet, Freedom from Speech (2014):
https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/freedom-from-speech/

Greg’s blog, The Eternally Radical Idea Archives:
https://www.thefire.org/category/newsdesk/eternally-radical-idea/

For more on FIRE:
https://www.thefire.org/

Follow Greg on Twitter @glukianoff; follow FIRE on Twitter @TheFIREorg

Further References
Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure (2018)

Greg and Jon’s previous appearance on Two for Tea:
https://soundcloud.com/twoforteapodcast/06-jonathan-haidt-and-greg-lukianoff

The Mighty Ira (2020):
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13027292/

Jonathan Rauch, Kindly Inquisitors (1993)

Star Trek - "The Charming Negress" - YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BBOWsWODX4

A ‘Global First Amendment’ - FIRE:
https://www.thefire.org/a-global-first-amendment/

NOTE: The section on profanity in Unlearning Liberty had indeed been cut from my version of the audiobook.

Timestamps
4:02 Since 2012, the shift from primarily administration-led to student-led censorship
08:41 Censorship gravity; free speech isn’t an intuitive value; free speech culture
12:38 The power of higher education as an institution
15:56 Is censorship a leftist thing?
18:08 Understanding the world as it is, the insufficiency of the marketplace of ideas metaphor
25:16 Group polarisation
29:33 The ideological uncertainty principle
31:10 Disinformation and conspiracy theorising
38:28 Hate speech, calling people names
44:32 Overbreadth and vagueness
45:57 Profanity
54:47 Harassment, hurt and the Davis standard
59:33 Missed opportunities and censorship after George Floyd’s death
01:01:48 The need for a global First Amendment
01:06:27 Social media
01:17:25 Disinvitations

1 hr 26 min

Top Podcasts In News