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Justice, Responsibility, and the Demands of Equality

T. M. Scanlon

in The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199281688
eISBN:
9780191603747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281688.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay considers the disagreement between Cohen and Rawls on the question of whether individuals should be held responsible for their tastes and preferences. It notes the difference in principle, ... More


Responsibility and Justice

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 2 unpacks the notion of responsibility. It begins by pointing to the different senses in which people are said to be responsible for things and then goes on to examine why our responsibility for ... More


Expensive Taste Rides Again

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148700
eISBN:
9781400838660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148700.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is a reply to “Equality and Capability,” in which Ronald Dworkin responded to some of the criticisms of his work that the Cohen made in “On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice.” It ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Creating the “Bright Life”

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the Japanese domestic market. It notes that as early as the turn of the 1950s, some visionary Japanese business leaders saw the production of an American-style middle-class ... More


An Extremely Beautiful Experiment

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

in Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes Meselson's reaction to the outcome of the transfer experiment begun in Stahl's absence. The outcome, according to Meselson, was ludicrous—an artifact due to his having mixed up ... More


The Gilded Age, 1865–1868

Barbara A. White

in The Beecher Sisters

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099270
eISBN:
9780300127638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099270.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter elaborates on the economies of the Beecher sisters. Isabella mentioned their debts in her journal and gradually reduced her wardrobe. She sought financial advice from the wealthy Jervis ... More


“The Food Police”: Sumptuary Prohibitions on Food in the Reformation

Johanna B. Moyer

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the sumptuary laws on food enacted during the Reformation era. Both Catholics and Protestants enacted sumptuary legislation to ensure that individual members of society did not ... More


The American Opera Company: Good Intentions, Managerial Disaster

Katherine K. Preston

in Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371655
eISBN:
9780199371679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371655.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter focuses on the philanthropist Jeannette Thurber, who founded the American (National) Opera Company (1885) to encourage high-caliber performances of continental operas translated into ... More


What Is Wrong with Gentrification?

Margaret Kohn

in The Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190606596
eISBN:
9780190606633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606596.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter poses the question, “What is wrong with gentrification?” It explores five harms that are associated with gentrification: residential displacement; exclusion; transformation of public and ... More


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