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Stanley’s Fishy Crack at Liberalism and Progress

On his New York Times blog, Stanley Fish loves to create wild complaint by inflating, no, inverting the factual basis for them. Example #1: using the case of an academic who was fired by his university and hauled off campus for his behavior to bemoan the lack of standards and punishments by universities. Example #2: [...]

Stanley's Fishy Crack at Liberalism and Progress

On his New York Times blog, Stanley Fish loves to create wild complaint by inflating, no, inverting the factual basis for them. Example #1: using the case of an academic who was fired by his university and hauled off campus for his behavior to bemoan the lack of standards and punishments by universities. Example #2: [...]

Nut Cracked by University. Fish Waves Hands. Which is Stranger?

Stanley Fish doesn’t like the idea of unrestrained academic freedom. And in a gesture against the idea of unrestrained academic freedom, Stanley Fish points at the case of a tenured professor in Canada who said all sorts of wild things about how classes on particular subjects should be taught on other subjects instead, and how [...]