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Honesty, Conflicts, and the Telling of History: More Case Studies

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The main thesis of this chapter is that deception and dishonesty can create or aggravate conflicts and sometimes lead to disastrous consequences and, that, therefore, this sort of deception and ... More


The Sociologist and the Public Sphere

Immanuel Wallerstein

in Public Sociology: Fifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251373
eISBN:
9780520940758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251373.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter acknowledges the tension between instrumental and reflexive knowledge, between the knowledge of professional sociology and the knowledge of the organic public intellectual. It sees the ... More


Nietzsche’s Enlightenment: The Free-Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period

Paul Franco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226259819
eISBN:
9780226259840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259840.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While much attention has been lavished on Friedrich Nietzsche’s earlier and later works, those of his so-called middle period have been generally neglected, perhaps because of their aphoristic style ... More


Improve Society

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Libraries shape and then enact a community’s definition of improvement. This chapter covers the values of librarianship: service; learning; openness; intellectual freedom & safety; and intellectual ... More


Constitutional Conscience: The Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

H. Jefferson Powell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677255
eISBN:
9780226677309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While many recent observers have accused American judges—especially Supreme Court justices—of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their ... More


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