The Murphy Institute

The Murphy Institute The Murphy Institute

Required Courses

PECN 4040

Democracy, Capitalism, and Free Speech

3 Credits

This course discusses freedom of expression in the context of advanced capitalist democracies such as the U.S. Topics include justifications for free speech, its proper scope, tensions between democratic self-government and capitalist mass media, and Supreme Court decisions relating to freedom of expression.

PECN 4040 Syllabus

Core Courses


Honors Courses