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Herbert Wechsler


The Future of Political and Intellectual Freedom

Summer 1970 | Articles

The birth and longevity of a great University, "based," as the founder of the University of Virginia said, "on the illimitable freedom of the human mind," would be a cause for celebration under any circumstances. The celebration is especially appropriate when universities throughout the land are challenged as the instruments of a repressive polity and culture and averred to be unworthy to survive.