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Roots and Refigurations

in Genre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226350370
eISBN:
9780226350400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350400.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter investigates the role of genre in a contemporary revival culture. It evolves from a case study of the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and its representation of the American South ... More


Borgmann's Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen: On the Prepolitical Conditions of a Politics of Place

Light Andrew

in Technology and the Good Life?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333861
eISBN:
9780226333885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333885.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter stresses that Borgmann's reform program advocates a set of issues that any political system must address if it is to be effective in a social sphere dominated by technology. It makes a ... More


Elementary Measures

in Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066257
eISBN:
9780226066226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066226.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The prominence and precision that the ideas of structure, measure, and reduction to elementary particles had attained in atomic physics in Thomson's time have left a deep impression on the common ... More


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