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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 4210 words.

This chapter describes the courage of René Guénoun in relation to how he associated with the Arabs. It specifically discusses the father's exhortation to the author regarding the Arabs. The...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 628 words.

This chapter uses the disaster of Fukushima as a terrifying example of the worst of catastrophes. The disaster that happened at Fukushima is a powerful example that shows the magnitude of...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 3003 words.

This chapter recounts the moment when the author's apartment in Oran was bombed by Organisation armée secrète (OAS) members on June 20, 1961. The author vividly described the events...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 1288 words.

This chapter reconciles the outlook of Marx on a capitalist society to what can be done regarding future catastrophes. The situation we are now is compared to what Marx sees as the meaning...

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A = B

in Abysmal

March 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 4675 words.

While old Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz held the logical principle of identity to be absolutely indemonstrable, and in that sense not primarily a logical but a metaphysical thesis, Bertrand...

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A “<i>Crash</i>” Course on Personal Racism

Lawrence Blum.

in Ethics at the Cinema

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11162 words.

The 2005 film Crash deals powerfully with personal racism. Its wide array of story lines raise issues of personal stereotyping, prejudice, racial humiliation, wielding of racial power, and...

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A “New” Principle of Aggregation

Larry S. Temkin.

in Rethinking the Good

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 15736 words.

This chapter further explores problems about trade-offs by examining a “new” principle of aggregation: the Disperse Additional Burdens View—short for the more cumbersome Disperse Additional...

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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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A ‘physical’ need: physicalism and the <i>via negativa</i>

Carl Gillett and D. Gene Witmer.

in Analysis

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy. 0 words.

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A. Betson

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(fl. 1751)

A. Betson is known only by his sole publication, Miscellaneous Dissertations, Historical, Critical, and Moral, On the Origin and Antiquity of MASQUERADES … (1751). He is...

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