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difference principle

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The principle chosen by rational people from behind the veil of ignorance, in Rawls's A Theory of Justice. The principle requires that social benefits and burdens are allocated in such a...

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Of Sirens Old and New

Alexander Rehding.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 14653 words.

The sounds of ancient sirens have been described as alluring and seductive, whereas those of their modern counterpart are considered noisy, unpleasant, and indicative of imminent danger....

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