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Sharing the World in Common with Others

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Underlying the two views of democracy in terms of commonality and political freedom are two different mental pictures of how people share. This chapter draws out these two mental pictures from a ... More


Sharing Democracy

Michaele L. Ferguson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

It is frequently assumed that the “people” must have something in common, or else democracy will fail. This assumption that democracy requires commonality – such as a shared nationality, a common ... More


Measuring the Skyline

Jason M. Barr

in Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates skyscraper economics over the twentieth century by looking the variables that influence the supply and demand of building height. First a simple theoretical model is ... More


Welcoming the Unexpected

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

in Human Flourishing in an Age of Gene Editing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190940362
eISBN:
9780190940379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940362.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter proposes that recognizing the lived experience of disability as an informing principle of full moral personhood is essential to understanding what is required for human flourishing, ... More


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