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The Secret of Life: Bioethics between Corporeal and Corporate Obligations

Joanna Zylinska

in Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240567
eISBN:
9780262255141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240567.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, the author talks about “traditional bioethics,” which includes predefined normativity, human subjectivity, and universal applicability. The author talks about the “secret of life” ... More


Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Roger J. Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

There has been a noticeable and surprising number of memoirs recently published by adult children whose fathers have led secret lives. Some of the fathers had second families; some had secret ... More


Radium and the Secret of Life

Luis A. Campos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226238272
eISBN:
9780226238302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238302.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Radium and the Secret of Life reveals the numerous and powerful interconnections between radium and life in the first half of the twentieth century: in the early history of the physics and chemistry ... More


Introduction: The Child’s Book of Parental Deception

Roger J. Porter

in Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores children's narratives about their fathers' secrets. Focusing on autobiographies and memoirs written by adult children, almost half of them by daughters, it highlights intensely ... More


Representation and Rivalry: Jewish Converts and Christian Hebraists

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the Christian Hebraists, who focused on the study of the Jewish and Hebrew religion. It first discusses the public's increasing interest in the “secret” life of the Jews and ... More


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