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Spectres of False Divinity: Hume's Moral Atheism

Thomas Holden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579945
eISBN:
9780191722776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579945.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book presents an historical and critical interpretation of Hume's rejection of the existence of a deity with moral attributes. It argues that in Hume's view no first cause or designer ... More


Cobain as Management Consultant? ‘Designer Resistance’ and the Corporate Subversive

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

One of the more surprising ‘extra-employment’ themes that corporations are now celebrating and utilizing is that of dissent. This chapter analyses a favourite topic in critical organization theory, ... More


COSTUMES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at costumes and their importance in mid-17h-century opera. Rather than reuse old stock, costumes were redesigned and remanufactured each year, especially those for the main ... More


(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Brooke Erin Duffy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social media platforms—from blogs to YouTube to Instagram—in hopes of channeling their talents into fulfilling ... More


Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book integrates new theory and research findings into the framework of a “free innovation paradigm.” Free innovation, as the book defines it, involves innovations developed by consumers who are ... More


Gameworld Interfaces

Kristine Jørgensen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026864
eISBN:
9780262319065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026864.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Digital games tend to follow one of two trends when presenting game information to the player. The game may present game information in a naturalistic way as part of the imaginary universe presented ... More


Interactive audio design

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates an understanding of user-generated and collective creativities, which are related to how audio designers work with musicians. It presents accounts of two audio designers who ... More


Design and Development: The Practical Men and the Myth of Engineering Excellence

Timothy R. Whisler

in The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter believes that engineering was the Achilles' heel of the British-owned motor sector. Provided with generous development budgets throughout the post-war era, the engineers occasionally ... More


The Ethics of Computer Games

Miguel Sicart

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012652
eISBN:
9780262255134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012652.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Despite the emergence of computer games as a dominant cultural industry (and the accompanying emergence of computer games as the subject of scholarly research), we know little or nothing about the ... More


Saviour Siblings, Designer Babies, and Sex Selection

Ruth Deech and Anna Smajdor

in From IVF to Immortality: Controversy in the Era of Reproductive Technology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199219780
eISBN:
9780191713002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219780.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The development of IVF has enabled clinicians to gather facts about an embryo's genetic make-up before it is implanted in the uterus. This in turn enables parents and clinicians to make choices about ... More


Religious Belief as an Evolutionary Accident

Paul Bloom

in The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557028
eISBN:
9780191701719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557028.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses how religious belief emerges as a by-product of ‘highly structured’ systems, or pre-existing adaptations in the social world. It starts by presenting evidence that argues that ... More


Physiological Effects and Disease Manifestations of Performance-Enhancing Androgenic–Anabolic Steroids, Growth Hormone, and Insulin

Michael R. Graham, Julien S. Baker, Peter Evans, and Bruce Davies

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AASs) can be used to increase muscle mass and strength in adult males. Despite successful detection and convictions by sporting anti-doping agencies, they are still ... More


Human Values and Genetic Design

Jonathan Glover

in Choosing Children: Genes, Disability, and Design

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199290925
eISBN:
9780191710452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290925.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on genetic enhancement, or ‘designer babies’, where genes are chosen not on medical grounds but with the aim of giving other kinds of benefit. It argues that crossing the ... More


Games and Rules

Michael Nitsche

in Video Game Spaces: Image, Play, and Structure in 3D Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141017
eISBN:
9780262255110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141017.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter discusses the concept of rules in video game spaces. It considers instances when players make or exploit the rules of a game. It also discusses how some game designers have embraced rule ... More


Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Zara Anishanslin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, this book embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British ... More


Postsecular Faith: Toward a Religion of Service

Fred Dallmayr

in Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125718
eISBN:
9780813135397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125718.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

William James presented his Gifford Lectures on The Varieties of Religious Experience in Edinburgh in 1901–1902. As concrete states of mind, made up of a feeling plus a specific sort of object, ... More


Design Issues

Paul S. Goodman

in Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738656
eISBN:
9780199895069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to identify critical design issues that are likely to arise during the establishment of new colleges and universities. Design represents the process of planning and ... More


Passive and Active Musicking: Stop Staring and Grow Your Own

Bruce Haynes

in The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.003.12
Subject:
Music, History, Western

If music is to remain a living art, the concept of performer as arranger/co-composer must be revived. We should share the sense of freedom that musicians felt at the time, not just in arranging their ... More


Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Spend time in New York City and, soon enough, you will encounter some of the Japanese nationals who live and work there. NYC is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the ... More


John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life

Danielle Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693405
eISBN:
9781452954318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693405.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

This book is the first biography of artist and industrial designer John Vassos. The book positions him as a significant figure in the development of a self-conscious industrial design profession ... More


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