intellectual freedom

Definition of intellectual freedom

  1. :  freedom that allows people to think about or study what they want the library's commitment to intellectual freedom

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to the intellect or its use

    :  developed or chiefly guided by the intellect rather than by emotion or experience :  rational

    :  requiring use of the intellect

  1. :  intellectual powers

    :  an intellectual person

  1. :  the quality or state of being free: such as

    :  the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action

    :  liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another :  independence

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