Posts Tagged ‘Safe spaces’

Thomas Aquinas and the art of public argument Comments 0

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

There is, in many quarters, increasing concern about the hyper-charged political correctness that has gripped our campuses and other forums of public conversation. Even great works of literature and philosophy—from Huckleberry Finn and Heart of Darkness to, believe it or not, Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason—are now regularly accompanied by “trigger warnings” that alert prospective Read more

Jesus would be banned from UK universities: Oxford prof Comments 1

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Counter terrorism law and a trend of student “safe spaces” would see Jesus Christ banned from speaking at UK universities today, an Oxford professor says. Professor Timothy Garton Ash, a professor of European Studies, made this comment while warning that universities must “hold the line” against the “salami slicing” of free speech. At a festival in Read more