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Title:

Doktrynalna legitymizacja idei wolności słowa

Alternative title:

Doctrinal justifications of the freedom of speech

Creator:

Machaj, Łukasz ; 0000-0002-7247-0138

Subject and Keywords:

freedom of speech ; individual dignity and liberty ; tolerant and open-minded society ; democratic political system ; attaining truth and fostering healthy public debate

Abstract:

Freedom of speech is one of the foundational values of contemporary liberal and democratic systems. The article analyzes four most important doctrinal justifications for extending afar-reach­ing protection for expression. First, respect for free speech is alogical corollary and consequence of respecting individual dignity and liberty. Second, free market of ideas is the best way of attaining truth and fostering healthy public debate. Third, freedom of speech is an indispensable condition of democratic political system. Fourth, respecting free speech helps create tolerant and open-minded society.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Contributor:

Babińska-Górecka, Renata. Red. ; Jabłoński, Mariusz. Red.

Date issued:

2017

Identifier:

ISSN 0137-1134 ; ISSN 0239-6661

DOI:

10.19195/0137-1134.109.16

Source:

PAd P 101660 II

Language:

pol

Relation:

Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3775. Przegląd Prawa i Administracji, ISSN 0137-1134, 2017, 109, s. 247-260

Is version of:

Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

Rights holder:

© Copyright by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego Sp. z o.o., Wrocław 2017

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