Plagiarize This Paper
34 Pages Posted: 14 Oct 2019 Last revised: 4 Aug 2020
Date Written: October 1, 2019
Plagiarism is the ultimate academic crime. But why? This essay reflects on academic plagiarism norms and concludes that they are not only unjustified, but also pernicious. It argues that attribution should be voluntary, not mandatory.
Keywords: plagiarism, social norms, copyright
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