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Gross Moral Turpitude: The Orr Case Reconsidered

Pybus, Cassandra Jane, 1947-
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A reassessment of the case of Sydney Sparkes Orr, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tasmania, who was dismissed in 1956 for allegedly seducing a female student. His dismissal provoked extensive debate on intellectual freedom. Includes bibliography and index.xiv, 238 p. ; 24 cm. #0921
Orr, Sydney Sparkes. | University of Tasmania — History. | Teachers — Malpractice — Tasmania. | Teaching, Freedom of — Tasmania.

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AuthorPybus, Cassandra Jane, 1947-
Number of pagesxiv, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
PublisherWilliam Heinemann, Australia
Year Published1993
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