CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 6 sep. 2017 - 64 pagina's
Areopagitica; A speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parlament of England is a 1644 prose polemic by the English poet, scholar, and polemical author John Milton opposing licensing and censorship. Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned philosophical defences of the principle of a right to freedom of speech and expression. Many of its expressed principles have formed the basis for modern justifications.
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - trstockand - LibraryThing
I used Areopagitica as the basis for my term paper in one of my history courses. Milton was one of the first to claim the need for a free press as an essential check on the powerful. I purchased this copy when I was still in high school for 25 cents at a garage sale of a neighbour up the street. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - wonderperson - LibraryThing
This guy is the apologist for freedom of the press. An LSE Public Lecture Tribute to the late Roger Silverstone is the inspiration. Volledige review lezen