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A panel discussion that analyzes the extent to which federal subsidies to scientific and technical research, the arts, educational institutions, and various municipal and state entities have imposed constraints on the freedom of the recipients of the…

A panel discussion that analyzes the extent to which federal subsidies to scientific and technical research, the arts, educational institutions, and various municipal and state entities have imposed constraints on the freedom of the recipients of the…

In this panel discussion, a wide range of views are expressed on the subject of criminal code reform in general and Senate Bill 1437 in particular, especially the often delicate balance between effective law enforcement and the protection of civil…

In this panel discussion, a wide range of views are expressed on the subject of criminal code reform in general and Senate Bill 1437 in particular, especially the often delicate balance between effective law enforcement and the protection of civil…

Sociologist Peter L. Berger suggests that the demands of modern life aggravate the tensions caused by two contradictory desires: the need for the security found in a community of our fellows, and the need to develop our own unique qualities which set…

B.F. Skinner leads a discussion with political scientist Fred Warner Neal, theologian Michael Novak, and diplomat Arvid Pardo, examining whether operant conditioning could limit the possibilities for self-development in individuals and whether…

B.F. Skinner responds to several criticisms that have been leveled at his book 'Beyond Freedom and Dignity,' giving examples of how his theories of operant conditioning have been successful in dealing with pigeons, monkeys, and men and citing…

Artist Howard Warshaw discusses with the Center's John Cogley the roles of art and the artist in a democratic society, expounding on his view that the basic quality necessary to genuine art is for the artist to come to grips with the chaotic world…

Political scientist David Fellman, of the University of Wisconsin, argues that the survival of democracy in the U.S. depends upon a consensus as to constitutional ways to power, a consensus he sees as being in danger of collapse. Followed by…

Political scientist David Fellman, of the University of Wisconsin, argues that the survival of democracy in the U.S. depends upon a consensus as to constitutional ways to power, a consensus he sees as being in danger of collapse. Followed by…