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Regulating Technologies: Challenge and Opportunity

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter places the discussion in this book in the context of an underlying agenda that addresses issues of regulation and technology in a context of global governance. Topics covered include the ... More


Nature as Given, Nature as Guide, Nature as Natural Kinds: Return to Nature in the Ethics of Human Biotechnology

Gerald McKenny

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the question of nature as normative. Drawing on the writings of Michael Sandel, Leon Kass, and Francis Fukuyama, members of President George W. ... More


9/11 And US Foreign Policy

David Ryan

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter makes the case that the events of 11 September 2001 did not represent a major turning point in American diplomatic history. Taking a long historical view, the author, David Ryan, ... More


How to Do Well and Do Good: The Spirit of Entrepreneurial Capitalism in the Age of the Second Great Transformation (1970s–2000s)

Christian Olaf Christiansen

in Progressive Business: An Intellectual History of the Role of Business in American Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198701033
eISBN:
9780191770500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701033.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the rising prominence of neoliberalism in the 1990s and 2000s, and considers arguments about capitalism being without alternatives, being the best in creating wealth, achieving ... More


The Hand in the Bucket: Sequencing and Perseverance

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Most observers have assessed the Port Royal Experiment as at best a mixed success. Certainly it succeeded in meeting immediate humanitarian needs and beginning the transition from slavery to freedom ... More


The hiatus of history

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

When Henry Luce famously called the twentieth century the "American Century," he strongly implied that it was the "first" American century (i.e., not the only one). Subsequent commentators have ... More


History: The Last War

Reinhold Martin

in Utopia's Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669622
eISBN:
9781452946733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669622.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on the opposing insights of Manfredo Tafuri and Francis Fukuyama about the architectural postmodernism period from the early 1970s through the late 1980s. Tafuri said that ... More


The Family as “Little Commonwealth”: The Role of Mimetics

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter turns to questions of how trust in particular, or social capital in general, is created in families, and how that same mechanism of mimetics, or imitation, may, as it does in larger ... More


Epilogue: Welcome to the Machine. Berlin 1989

Andreas Höfele

in No Hamlets: German Shakespeare from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718543
eISBN:
9780191787997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718543.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Epilogue argues that the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 once more—and perhaps for the last time—gave credence to the identification linking Hamlet and Germany. This was evinced in Heiner ... More


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