Full Reading List: Part 1
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1: Introduction to Cognitive
Glen Boire “On Cognitive Liberty” (Parts I-III)
Roskies “Neuroethics for
the New Millennium” (from Neuron 35:21-23, July 3, 2002).
Stuart Mill “On Liberty” (Parts I & II)
Heidegger “What is Called Thinking?: Lecture I” (in What
is Called Thinking?)
Huxley “Culture and the Individual”
Introduction II: Philosophical Issues
Stuart Mill “On Liberty” (Parts III & IV)
Berlin “Two Concepts of Liberty” (in Four
Essays on Liberty). Excerpts.
Hart “Are there any Natural Rights?” (in Philosophical
Review, 64 (1955))
Lyotard “The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge” (27-32,
Food for Thought: Input & Output
Supreme Court: STANLEY v. GEORGIA, 394 U.S. 557 (1969)
briefing paper “Freedom of Expression”
H. Tribe, "The Constitution in Cyberspace"
"A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace"
Content I: Freedom and the Classroom
(Academic and Intellectual Freedom)
Fish “Academic Freedom: When Sauce for the Goose Isn't Sauce for the
Dworkin “We Need a New Interpretation of Academic Freedom” (in The
Future of Academic Freedom. ed. L Menand, p181-198).
Association of University Professors “Academic Freedom Of Individual
Professors And Higher Education Institutions: The Current Legal Landscape”
Additional Web Resources
Manufacturing Content II: The Construction of Social Meaning
Althusser “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” (in Lenin
and Philosophy and Other Essays)
Lessig “The Regulation of Social Meaning” (in University
of Chicago Law Review Summer 1995). Excerpts.
Rushkoff “They Say” (in Coercion: Why We Listen to What ‘They’ Say)
McGrane “The Zen TV Experiment”
Consuming Thoughts: The Mass Media
Chomsky “Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies”
Lasn “Culture Jam” 29-41.
H. Bagdikian “Democracy and the Media” (in
The Media Monopoly)
Time Propaganda" (Salon,
13 January 2000).
Jenkins “Ecstasy and Synthetic Panics”
(in Journal of Cognitive Liberties Vol.
1, Issue No. 3, Fall 2000, 7-28)
to Weeks 7-12