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The Historical Roots of Ecological Modernization

Maarten A. Hajer

in The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Contextualizes the contemporary environmental conflict in the tradition of thinking about man and nature relationships. Discusses the origins of environmentalism and gives a detailed interpretation ... More


Why Epistemology Cannot be Operationalized

Timothy Williamson

in Epistemology: New Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199264933
eISBN:
9780191718472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264933.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops analogues of the anti-luminosity considerations for probabilistic concepts in place of the concept of knowledge. Such analogues generalize the original argument and act as a ... More


The Refusal of Politics

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Laurent Dubreuil provocatively proposes an extremist rethinking of the limits of politics – toward a break from politics, the political and policies. Rather than yet another re-articulation, he calls ... More


Economic Theory and Ecological Limits

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter shows how the ecological limits to economic scale affecting the human well-being have been accommodated and analysed in the micro and the macroeconomic theory by treating the consequent ... More


“Not With My Tax Money”: The Problem of Justifying Government Subsidies for the Arts

Joel Feinberg

in Problems at the Roots of Law: Essays in Legal and Political Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155266
eISBN:
9780199833177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155262.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This article takes up the issue of governmental subsidies of the arts, an issue that parallels an examination of governmental restraints on liberty in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law. In the ... More


Growth: A Historical Accident?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The first chapter seeks to refine the diagnosis of complex relationships linking natural capital to economic growth. The pace of global growth has scarcely diminished since the end of the post-war ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Impacts and Influences

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Following reflections on how scientists in social work and other fields have contemplated the challenge of contributing to the application of their work, I consider four questions: 1. How should we ... More


Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Philip M. Rosoff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The healthcare system in the United States is the most expensive in the industrialized world, yet delivers very mediocre outcomes in such measures as equity, infant mortality, and longevity. In ... More


“Free Form Country Folk Rock Science Fiction Gospel Gum Existential Bluegrass Guacamole Opera Music”

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The first season of Austin City Limits communicated the vibrancy of local Austin music to a television audience outside the region and supported the perception of Austin, Texas, as a place of musical ... More


Don’t Move Here

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Once Austin City Limits people began thinking beyond the television show as a weekly media program to an idea that conveyed quality music, the stage was set for new directions. Shortly thereafter the ... More


Finitude

Jeffrey P. Bishop

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Any attempt to reinvigorate an Ars moriendi in the twenty-first century requires the acknowledgment and acceptance of human finitude. In this chapter, Jeffrey Bishop demonstrates how finitude ... More


Getting in Motion: German Environmentalism, 1945 to 1980

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

After World War Two, demands for environmental improvement grew in frequency and vigor. While environmentalists later took much pride in challenging unrestrained consumerism, the greening of Germany ... More


Apolitics and Politics<sup>1</sup>

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

As long as social discontent exists, the most immediate, the most reasonable solution is to change certain causes, certain effects, certain agents. In the most acute cases, the recommended therapy ... More


Liveable Interruption

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The life that politics is concerned with follows the order: procreation, subsistence, direction. The sovereign still announces, ‘I am master of myself as of the universe’;1 the contemporary ... More


Forms of Experience

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Utopias are the places of no place. During the European Renaissance, part of the fragmentation of the collective that marked the Middles Ages disappeared in favour of concentric governance. This ... More


The Cultural: The Magic, the Vision, the Power

Thomas Princen

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Thomas Princen, in this chapter, argues that extraction of fossil fuels is far more than a utilitarian pursuit that motors industry. It is a way of life that impacts culture. Throughout the chapter, ... More


Introduction: The Politics of Ethical Theory

Derrida Levinas and Nancy

in Ethics and Politics after Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida and Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748685134
eISBN:
9780748695119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685134.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction focuses on the ways in which theories of ethics and responsibility are used in the study of Politics and International Relations. It traces the limits of ethical theory and argues ... More


Eco World

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This sixth scenario is marked by high energy prices, weak growth, and global harmony. The United States and the European Union have only weak recoveries from the travails of 2008-2013, and China is ... More


Earth Discourses: Theorizing the Environment for Global Media Studies

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws from the interpretive school of environmental policy analysis, especially John S. Dryzek’s The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses (Oxford, 2005), to provide an ... More


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