Freedom of Expression

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    This encyclopedia covers all topics in the philosophy of law and social philosophy, including the history, theory, and leading theorists of the philosophy of law and social philosophy. Featuring specially commissioned entries by an international team of the world's best scholars, including 2000-plus entries ensuring its place as the definitive reference work on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy for the foreseeable future.

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
    EditorsMortimer Sellers, Stephan Kirste
    ISBN (Print)9789400767409
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019


    • Freedom of expression
    • Hate speech
    • Group defamation
    • Democracy
    • Truth

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    Herrenberg, T. (2019). Freedom of Expression. In M. Sellers, & S. Kirste (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy Springer.