11 The Politics of Knowledge in Science.
History of "The Catt Question"
Intellectual Suppression: Australian Case Histories, Analysis and Responses
Forman . Weimar Republic changes science
Michael Specter . Wrong on AIDS.
Gordon Moran As Derek Bok, president of Harvard, put it in his book Beyond the Ivory Tower: academic freedom has always been founded on the firm belief that the pursuit of knowledge will proceed most fruitfUlly if scholars can follow their own convictions without limitations from official orthodoxies . .. . but experience teaches us that major discoveries and advances in knowledge are often highly unsettling and distasteful to the existing order . . . . If we wish to stimulate progress, we cannot afford to inhibit such persons by imposing orthodoxies, censorship, and other artificial barriers to creative thought. 18
.... of Serge Lang, who wrote us regarding the contents of the CAA board's letter: You can quote me that I fully support your efforts to expose the corruption and censorship in the art history world and the world of librarians, which you have documented and encountered. Of course, not all people in art history or libraries are corrupt or censor, and it is for the grass roots to clean up their environment . .. . I do wish the CAA and similar organizations took cognizance of the facts of obstructions, evasiveness, falsifications, misrepresentations, which occur on a much more widespread basis than is usually recognized. I don't especially care if they do this in a statutory way or not, but they should get involved and lend support to cases that have merit, on the basis of the merits of the case. By refusing to get involved, they become accessories after the fact. And I object . ... +