By Steven Wall
Liberalism is the dominant political philosophy of our occasions. the most objective of this publication is to shield a "perfectionist" account of liberalism, person who holds that the nation should still advertise the flourishing of all who're topic to its energy, even if doing so calls for it to take aspects among debatable perspectives of the nice lifestyles. This publication offers a finished and recent dialogue of liberalism and perfectionism and bargains with probably the most primary matters in modern liberal political philosophy.
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76 But Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy found "not the least bit of evidence ... " 77 At no point did any of the students who criticized Thernstrom suggest that he ought to be fired or that his class should be eliminated. " 78 Nor was Ford happy about Thernstrom's decision to stop teaching the class: "That was not our goal. Our goal was to point out areas in his lecture that we thought were inaccurate and possibly could be changed. " 79 The Myth of Political Correctness 19 These students made no threats and interrupted no classes in their efforts to address important public issues.
135 Academic freedom is more protected today than at any other time in the history of higher education. 136 While the crusade against political correctness has inspired a new wave of censorship against leftist views during the 1990S, the AAUP has reported virtually no attacks on the academic freedom of conservatives. But not one of these facts contributed by neutral observers of colleges and universities has affected the myth of political correctness. • 2 On Conservative Correctness 18 November 1994, vandals struck at feminist, gay, and lesbian journals in the Zimmerman Library at the University of New Mexico.
We have no office, no staff, a budget far less than 2 percent of what the NAS spends, and unlike the NAs-which received more than $682,000 in grants in 1991 from four conservative foundations - we have no foundation or university supportP3 The Olin Foundation spends $15 million annually on grants to practically every conservative magazine, including American Spectator, Crisis, National Review, Business Today, Encounter, Public Interest, and the Journal of Democracy. Money is also provided to conservative think tanks like the American Enterprise Institute, which received $400,000 in 1989.