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Ytringsfrihedsdebat

By Josephine Alpy Midskov, Tobias Fønsskov Dahl, Andreas Westmark Gajhede, Tobias Ebert Ingemann Hansen, Lea Hartvig Kofod, Simone Ørsted Jensen and Linnea Sofie Lundberg Trog

Abstract

This paper examines the debate led on by the publishing of 12 satirical cartoons in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten on September 30th 2005. The controversial cartoons de-picted the Islamic prophet Muhammad in various contexts, the most controversial being Muhammad with a bomb in his turban. Sparking massive outrage throughout the world, the publishing of the cartoons raised an important question about the use and justification of constitutional freedom of speech in the 21st century Denmark. The paper aims to discern the traits of advantageous and inclusive debate by juxtaposing writings on religion and freedom by Age of Enlightenment philosophers, David Hume and Immanuel Kant, with three major discourses of the contemporary debate

Topics: ytringsfrihed, Muhammedkrisen
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:rudar.ruc.dk:1800/24658

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