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Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Khadija Haq (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book traces the evolution of Mahbub ul Haq’s thinking on development, and highlights its impact on global, regional and national policy debates, and relevance to today’s headline events. It ... More


The Emergence of a Nonbiological Intelligence

Michail Bletsas and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab and Director of the Network Computing Systems Group at MIT, is convinced that the 21st century will see the emergence of biological ... More


Towards a Creative Involution

S. E. Gontarski

in Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett, Deleuze

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697328
eISBN:
9781474416016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697328.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyses one of the most compelling discourses in Creative Evolution (1907), which is Henri Bergson's thinking through the issues of nothing. In this discourse, any negation, any ... More


Conclusion

Lane Windham

in Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The concluding chapter covers the early 1980s and explores how and why workers’ union organizing efforts in the private sector turned sharply downward in 1982 and 1983. It explores the consequences ... More


The Good Son

Anthony Chaney

in Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes how Bateson’s efforts to connect with peers such as Konrad Lorenz and to make his thought assessable to a lay audience resulted in a breakthrough: the recognition of Mind as ... More


Systematics and evolution of <i>Nepenthes</i>

Charles Clarke, Jan Schlauer, Jonathan Moran, and Alastair Robinson

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Nepenthes is a genus of 130-160 species, almost half of which were described after 2001. The recent, rapid increase in species descriptions has been driven by application of a less rigorous species ... More


The evolutionary history and molecular systematics of the Musteloidea

Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Jerry W. Dragoo, and Xiaoming Wang

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides a review of the evolutionary and taxonomic history of the Musteloidea, which is the most species-rich superfamily of the Carnivora, containing approximately 30% of the extant ... More


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