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Conflict and Cooperation: American–Western European Relations (not) Redefined, 1969–1977

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the late 1960s, the wider framework for and the basic structure of the North Atlantic alliance was being challenged on virtually all fronts at the same time, causing the need for a reappraisal of ... More


Human Social Evolution: A Comparison of Hunter-gatherer and Chimpanzee Social Organization

Robert Layton and Sean O'Hara

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter compares the social behaviour of human hunter-gatherers with that of the better-studied chimpanzee species, Pan troglodytes, in an attempt to pinpoint the unique features of human social ... More


The Complementarity Thesis

SIDNEY POLLARD

in Marginal Europe: The Contribution of Marginal Lands since the Middle Ages

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206385
eISBN:
9780191677106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206385.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter holds that that margins are neither necessarily inferior nor superior, but are different and often fulfil a complementary role to the regions located in the ‘core’. It is possible to ... More


Buddhism: Signs of Transcendent Wisdom

David L. Weddle

in Miracles: Wonder and Meaning in World Religions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794159
eISBN:
9780814784532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794159.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the meaning and purpose of miracles in Buddhism. In Buddhist tradition, miracle stories are signs of transcendent wisdom, serving the pedagogical purpose of demonstrating the ... More


Reasons to Worry: Valuation and Reciprocity

Samuel Scheffler

in Why Worry About Future Generations?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198798989
eISBN:
9780191861802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798989.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores two additional types of reason we have for caring about the fate of future generations: reasons of valuation and reasons of reciprocity. Reasons of valuation are reasons to care ... More


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