The Cost of Free Speech: Pornography, Hate Speech, and Their Challenge to Liberalism

Palgrave-Macmillan (2010)
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The distinctly contemporary proliferation of pornography and hate speech poses a challenge to liberalism's traditional ideal of a 'marketplace of ideas' facilitated by state neutrality about the content of speech. This new study argues that the liberal state ought to depart from neutrality to meet this challenge.

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Abigail Levin
Niagara University


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