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Reconceptualizing (Some) Boilerplate under Tort Law

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains how abusive boilerplate could either be treated as a defective product, or else regulated under a new tort of intentional deprivation of basic legal rights. It argues that we ... More


Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Verena Andermatt Conley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book takes a new look at the ‘spatial turn’ in French cultural and critical theory since 1968. The author examines how Henri Lefebvre, Michel de Certeau, Jean Baudrillard, Marc Auge, Paul ... More


The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

Roy Livermore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717867
eISBN:
9780191860492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717867.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Written in a witty and informal style, this book explains modern plate tectonics in a non-technical manner, showing not only how it accounts for phenomena such as great earthquakes, tsunamis, and ... More


Astrobiology’s Intra-Active Aliens

Adam Pryor

in Living with Tiny Aliens: The Image of God for the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288311
eISBN:
9780823290369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288311.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter lays a conceptual foundation by introducing how the intra-active quality of astrobiological phenomena provides a distinctive context for framing what constitutes meaningful human ... More


Prospects for Life on Other Planets

David W. Deamer

in Assembling Life: How Can Life Begin on Earth and Other Habitable Planets?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190646387
eISBN:
9780197559741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646387.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

This book describes a hypothetical process in which populations of protocells can spontaneously assemble and begin to grow and proliferate by energy- dependent polymerization. This might seem to be ... More


Superpower Restraints, Planetary Security, and Earth Identity

Daniel Deudney

in Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190903343
eISBN:
9780190090241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903343.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A third, often-overlooked, space agenda, the Clarke-Sagan and Whole Earth Security programs, aims to close the gap between the territorial state system and technologies and spaces of planetary scope ... More


From One to Astronomical

Karel Schrijver

in One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799894
eISBN:
9780191864865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799894.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Where centuries ago one could be burned at the stake for speculating about distant worlds, the modern scientific method has made us realize that there are planetary systems around most of the over a ... More


The Final Frontier

Roy Livermore

in The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717867
eISBN:
9780191860492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717867.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

After fifty years, you’d have thought that Harry Hess’ gloomy prognosis would have come to pass and plate tectonics research would by now be reduced to a mopping-up exercise. Nothing, however, could ... More


A Beginner’s Guide to the End of the World

Fred Taylor

in Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199671595
eISBN:
9780191819650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671595.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Current concerns about climate change affecting the habitability of the Earth involve using the understanding of atmospheric physics gleaned from satellite and deep space missions, and the ... More


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