Freed Speech: Freedom, Speech, and Society
The philosophy program at Florida Gulf Coast University invites submissions for our upcoming conference entitled “Freedom, Speech, and Society,” to be held March 15-16, 2019. We welcome
papers from diverse academic starting points (e.g., history, sociology, ethical theory, social political theory, jurisprudence, philosophy, sociology, etc.) and from other disciplines involved in related inquiries.
Possible topics of exploration include but are not limited to:
* Historical and/or philosophical analysis of the development of free speech through
* The relationship of free speech to other constitutionally protected rights, including
freedom of religion, association, and freedom from discrimination.
* Whether speech can be neatly separated from force, violence, or coercion.