What Defenders and Critics Get Wrong about the ‘Marketplace of Ideas’

From Mohamed Ali in Quillette:

“In his book How Fascism Works, Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley exposes the weakness in the most common argument for free speech. According to this argument, which can be traced back to liberal thinkers such as John Stuart Mill, free speech leads to a ‘marketplace of ideas’ in which the truth prevails and falsehoods are widely rejected.”

Read more: https://quillette.com/2019/06/24/what-defenders-and-critics-get-wrong-about-the-marketplace-of-ideas/


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