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Das "Janusgesicht" der Menschenwürde - Regulierung im Spannungsfeld von Medienrecht und Medienethik Öffentliche Antrittsvorlesung am 28. Mai 2014 an der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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ISBN: 9783863951795 Year: Pages: 35 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law --- Political Science --- Philosophy
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This book documents the inaugural public lecture of Honorary Professor Dr. Murad Erdemir, held on May 28th 2014 in the auditorium of the University of Göttingen. Murad Erdemir is the Vice Director and General Counsel in the Hessian State Authority for Commercial Broadcasting and New Media (LPR Hessen). His inaugural lecture looks at human dignity as a central concept of law and ethics. The lecture covers the media law review and also the supervisory practices of the State Media Authorities and the German Press Council. The full text is reprinted, also including references and further reading.

'My Name Is Not Natasha'

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Book Series: IMISCoe Dissertations ISBN: 9789053567074 Year: Pages: 324 DOI: 10.5117/9789053567074 Language: Undetermined
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Philosophy --- History --- Migration
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This book challenges every common presumption that exists about the trafficking of women for the sex trade. It is a detailed account of an entire population of trafficked Albanian women whose varied experiences, including selling sex on the streets of France, clearly demonstrate how much the present discourse about trafficked women is misplaced and inadequate. The heterogeneity of the women involved and their relationships with various men is clearly presented as is the way women actively created a panoptical surveillance of themselves as a means of self-policing. There is no artificial divide between women who were deceived and abused and those who "choose" sex work; in fact the book clearly shows how peripheral involvement in sex work was to the real agenda of the women involved. Most of the women described in this book were not making economic decisions to escape desperate poverty nor were they the uneducated naïve entrapped into sexual slavery. The women's success in transiting trafficking to achieve their own goals without the assistance of any outside agency is a testimony to their resilience and resolve.

37 Neuroscientific Threaths to Free Will (Book chapter)

Book title: The Routledge Companion to Free Will

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ISBN: 9781138795815 9781315758206 Year: Pages: 12 Language: English
Publisher: Routledge
Subject: Philosophy --- Social Sciences
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In this chapter, I review recent work on neuroscientifi c threats to free will. What is it for something to threaten free will? Consider, fi rst, an apparent threat. You are walking in the dark, and a shadow looms in the distance. It certainly appears threatening, but you are not sure. What do you do? You consider the source of the threat (the thing casting the shadow, and you attempt to discover whether the threat is actual (an attacker) or merely apparent (a tree). And if the threat is actual, you attempt to discern what epistemic and behavioral changes are required of you.

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free will --- threats --- neuroscience

Actas de las Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y filosofía

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503413982 Year: Volume: 28 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy --- Languages and Literatures
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Se publican las actas de las “Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y Filosofía” en cuyas ponencias los investigadores exploran las múltiples conexiones entre filosofía y literatura presentes en el obra de Marcel Proust. En efecto, puesto que En busca del tiempo perdido reconstruye diversas tradiciones literarias, filosóficas y artísticas a la vez que suscita lecturas heterogéneas y divergentes, lo trabajos de las jornadas profundizan algunas de esas relaciones o proponen nuevas posibilidades de lectura. En las ponencias se indaga, en última instancia, sobre cuestiones y concepciones filosóficas inmanentes a los desarrollos ficcionales y las relaciones entre demostración ficcional y demostración filosófica, desde los estudios de género al neopragmatismo, de Merleau Ponty a Benjamin o Sartre.

Actas del Coloquio Internacional 50 años de Lire le Capital

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503414910 Year: Volume: 29 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy
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El volumen recoge los trabajos presentados en el Coloquio internacional: 50 años de Lire le Capital celebrado en Buenos Aires del 28 al 30 de octubre de 2015. El evento fue organizado por la Red Latinoamericana de Estudios Althusserianos (RELEA), Associazione Louis Althusser (Italia), las revistas Demarcaciones. Revista latinoamericana de estudios althusserianos y Décalages. An Althusser Studies Journal, contando con el aval de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, de la Universidad Nacional de la Plata, de la Universidad de Chile y de la Universita degli Studi Milano-Bicocca. El evento contó con un “Subsidio para reuniones científicas 2015” (por concurso abierto a nivel nacional) de la Agencia nacional de promoción científica y tecnológica, (ANPCyT).

Actas del Coloquio Internacional Sobre el pensamiento de Merleau-Ponty

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503416341 Year: Volume: 32 Language: spa
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy
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Los trabajos aquí reunidos reflejan el resultado de las comunicaciones y conferencias presentadas en el Coloquio Internacional Sobre el pensamiento de Maurice Merleau-Ponty desarrollado durante los días 6 y 7 de diciembre de 2016 en la FaHCE-UNLP. En él se pusieron a consideración y debate interpretaciones sobre algunos tópicos fundamentales de la obra del pensador francés, tales como las nociones de cuerpo, carne, quiasmo y naturaleza. Se revisaron relaciones distintivas en sus reflexiones poniendo el foco en el arte, en la historicidad, en la pintura y en la ciencia, así como algunos cruces posibles con otros pensamientos como los de Husserl, Heidegger, Rancière, Ricoeur, o el de los estudios de género.

ADN forense: problemas éticos y jurídicos

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Los análisis genéticos afectan a derechos fundamentales, por lo que el uso de esta información debe estar supeditado a vías de control democrático. En la actualidad, la lucha contra grandes delitos, como por ejemplo el terrorismo, aparentemente legitima a invadir derechos antes considerados intangibles. La presente obra, fruto del trabajo multidisciplinar llevado a cabo por juristas, filósofos, biólogos, técnicos y médicos, tiene por objetivo poner de manifiesto cuáles son los problemas ético-jurídicos derivados de la obtención, el análisis y el almacenamiento del ADN, así como sus usos judiciales y extrajudiciales. Ante el difícil equilibrio entre libertad individual y seguridad colectiva, este libro ayuda a comprender los conflictos que subyacen en el manejo de una herramienta informativa tan poderosa como son las muestras y los perfiles del ADN.

Aesthetics and subjectivity

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ISBN: 9780719024450 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Subject: Philosophy
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This new, completely revised and re-written edition of aesthetics and subjectivity brings up to date the original book's account of the path of German philosophy from Kant, via Fichte and Holderlin, the early Romantis, Schelling, Hegel, Schleimacher, to Nietzsche, in view of recent historical research and contemporary arguments in philosophy and theory in the humanities. The original book helped make subjectivity, aesthetics, music and language a significant part of debate in the humanity. Bowie develops the approaches to these areas in relation to new theoretical advances which bridge the divide between the continental and analytical traditions of philosophy. In light of the huge growth of interest in German philosophy as a resource for re-thinking both literary and cultural theory, and contemporary philosophy, aesthetics and subjectivity will be indispensable reading for students and teachers in all humanities subjects, from literature, to philosophy, to music and beyond.

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philosophy --- germany --- aesthetics

Animal (De)liberation

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ISBN: 9781909188846 9781909188839 9781909188853 9781909188860 9781909188877 9781909188846 Year: Pages: 244 DOI: 10.5334/bay Language: English
Publisher: Ubiquity Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - 104137
Subject: Agriculture (General) --- Public Health --- Medicine (General) --- Law --- Animal Sciences --- Philosophy
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"In this book, Jan Deckers addresses the most crucial question that people must deliberate in relation to how we should treat other animals: whether we should eat animal products. Many people object to the consumption of animal products from the conviction that it inflicts pain, suffering, and death upon animals. This book argues that a convincing ethical theory cannot be based on these important concerns: rather, it must focus on our interest in human health. Tending to this interest demands not only that we extend speciesism—the attribution of special significance to members of our own species merely because they belong to the same species as ourself—towards nonhuman animals, but also that we safeguard the integrity of nature. In this light, projects that aim to engineer the genetic material of animals to reduce their capacities to feel pain and to suffer are morally suspect. The same applies to projects that aim to develop in-vitro flesh, even if the production of such flesh should be welcomed on other grounds. The theory proposed in this book is accompanied by a political goal, the ‘vegan project’, which strives for a qualified ban on the consumption of animal products. Deckers also provides empirical evidence that some support for this goal exists already, and his analysis of the views of others—including those of slaughterhouse workers—reveals that the vegan project stands firm in spite of public opposition. Many charges have been pressed against vegan diets, including: that they alienate human beings from nature; that they increase human food security concerns; and that they are unsustainable. Deckers argues that these charges are legitimate in some cases, but that, in many situations, vegan diets are actually superior. For those who remain doubtful, the book also contains an appendix that considers whether vegan diets might actually be nutritionally adequate."

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects

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ISBN: 9780615625355 Year: Pages: 311 Language: English
Publisher: punctum books
Subject: Philosophy
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Animal, Mineral, Vegetable examines what happens when we cease to assume that only humans exert agency. Through a careful examination of medieval, early modern and contemporary lifeworlds, these essays collectively argue against ecological anthropocentricity. Sheep, wolves, camels, flowers, chairs, magnets, landscapes, refuse and gems are more than mere objects. They act; they withdraw; they make demands; they connect within lively networks that might foster a new humanism, or that might proceed with indifference towards human affairs. Through what ethics do we respond to these activities and forces? To what futures do these creatures and objects invite us, especially when they appear within the texts and cultures of the “distant” past?

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