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A humanist defense of global equality

Pablo Gilabert

in From Global Poverty to Global Equality: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639717
eISBN:
9780191739033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides a defense of humanist global egalitarianism. Section 6.1 presents the humanist approach to global equality, explaining how we can move from commitment to the Cosmopolitan Idea ... More


Epilogue: 2000–2012

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Though there have been many improvements, New York Harbor still faces many problems. Among them are climate change, sea level rise, alien species, combined sewer overflows, and lingering chemical ... More


Sewage Discharge Response: Reforms in Reporting and Public Notification

Bernard Franklin and Kenneth Murray

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inadequate or delayed response to sewage spills poses a threat to the public’s health. Following a number of large discharges in Los Angeles County a stakeholder workgroup was convened to develop ... More


Urban Water Management: Responding to Federal Regulation

Jack Schieffer

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the challenges faced by municipal governments in managing their water resources, as rapidly growing urban populations and aging infrastructure contribute to sewer overflows, ... More


Who Pooped and How It Was Found: One Scientist’s Story of Source Tracking Fecal Bacteria in an Inner Bluegrass Watershed

Tricia Coakley

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Tracking the sources of fecal pollution in Kentucky streams is an important task to allow for removal of the associated pollution. Modern molecular biology techniques, analyzing the DNA of fecal ... More


Design for X: Prediction and the Embeddedness (or Not) of Research in Technology Production

Dawn Nafus

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reflects on a project within a technology corporation that challenged what it is a firm needs to know about its customers. When firms view customers as merely predictable, they reduce ... More


The Question of Content

Michael Madary

in Visual Phenomenology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035453
eISBN:
9780262341783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035453.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The fourth chapter covers the content of visual anticipations, referred to as AF content. It critically discusses alternative theories of content, especially the orthodox view that perceptual content ... More


Performing Economic Thought

Bradley D. Ryner

in Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter presents an approach for analysing mercantile treatises and early English drama based on the work of Michel Serres and Bruno Latour. It compares this approach to new ... More


City of Strangers

Stephen V. Ash

in Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469650982
eISBN:
9781469651002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469650982.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the establishment of positions in the Confederate congress, offers a framework of military and workforce departments in Richmond, and covers population overflow in Richmond. The ... More


Affective Overflows in Clinical Riskwork

Michael D. Fischer and Gerry McGivern

in Riskwork: Essays on the Organizational Life of Risk Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198753223
eISBN:
9780191814877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753223.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Emotional–affective aspects of riskwork are integral to risk management in many fields, particularly in human service organizations; yet rational notions of risk management often obscure these ... More


The What and Why of Priority Structures: Interpretation and Functional Role

Sebastian Watzl

in Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and how it Shapes Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199658428
eISBN:
9780191839283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658428.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter answers two questions regarding priority structures. The first question is: what exactly are priority structures? It is argued that the weak priority relation is an external relation ... More


Looks and Seemings

Berit Brogaard

in Seeing and Saying: The Language of Perception and the Representational View of Experience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190495251
eISBN:
9780190495275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495251.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Moving on from points established in chapter 1, the author considers the question of what looks and seemings are, and whether they are indeed mental states. She then argues that ‘look’- and ... More


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