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Trusting Green: The Organizations behind the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 3 begins with a decision scenario involving the Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forestry Initiative. They both provide information about toilet paper greenness, but which of these ... More


Credibility and Truth Making in the Atlantic World

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers tensions between James MacQueen’s synthetic geographical method and theories of knowledge based on first-hand observation. Questions about the credibility of testimony and ... More


The biopolitics of recognition

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter is dedicated to the analysis of the state management of refugees. It looks at credibility as a central part of the biopolitics of LGBT asylum, and argues that as a mode of veridiction, ... More


Persuasion and Power

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 6 the author explores conventional and creative strategies for success by male shamans. Unlike female shamans who constantly push against the larger system, male shamans are gainfully ... More


Sages and Cranks: The Difficulty of Identifying First-Rate Philosophers

Katrina Hutchison

in Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why are women underrepresented in philosophy? Meditating on Quine’s comment that the “separation of philosophers into sages and cranks seems to be more sensitive to frames of reference [than in other ... More


The Press—Under Stress

Mohan K. Tikku

in After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

Long before the start of the war but shortly after the assumption of office by President Rajapakse, the Press in Sri Lanka kept enduring attacks from known and unknown entities. Then on, attacks on ... More


Lessons Learned: Nuclear Reversal, International Relations, and Future Challenges

Rupal N. Mehta

in Delaying Doomsday: The Politics of Nuclear Reversal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190077976
eISBN:
9780190078003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077976.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The concluding chapter summarizes the book’s findings and examines its implications for both theorists and practitioners of international relations and nuclear security. In specific, it begins by ... More


Discovering Desirability

Philip Pettit

in The Birth of Ethics: Reconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190904913
eISBN:
9780190904944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904913.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the ordinary world, we identify the desirable as something that is grounded in other properties, may diverge from what we desire, and, other things being equal, has a claim to govern what we ... More


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