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The Nature of Moral Human Rights

Carl Wellman

in The Moral Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744787
eISBN:
9780199827138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744787.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explains the nature of moral human rights. Although many are claim-rights, others are liberty-rights, power-rights, or immunity-rights. They are adversarial and apply to some potential ... More


A framework for understanding musical creativities

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a framework that can help in understanding musical creativities. It emphasizes that musical creativities can take many forms, can play a wide range of functions, and are deeply ... More


The Exploratorium Effect:: Redefining Relevance and Interactive Display, 1969–1980

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

in Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226079660
eISBN:
9780226079837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079837.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1969, physicist Frank Oppenheimer founded a new kind of museum, the Exploratorium, which he hoped would democratize the museum experience and make scientific knowledge accessible to broader ... More


Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Meerten B. ter Borg and Jan Willem van Henten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book, the first themed volume in the series The Future of the Religious Past, elaborates the manifold and fascinating interconnections between power and religion. It brings ... More


Taking Bearings

James Morwood

in The Tragedies of Sophocles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675716
eISBN:
9781781380833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675716.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the approaches Sophocles used in writing Greek tragedy. It shows that Sophocles used a political approach in his play Electra, which deals with the displacement of legitimate ... More


Red Front / Black Front: Aimé Césaire and the Affaire Aragon

Carrie Noland

in Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167048
eISBN:
9780231538640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter analyzes the poetic choices Aimé Césaire made during the interwar period. On the one hand, Césaire felt the need to satisfy poetic demands: he wanted to live up to and advance the ... More


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