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david held article on democracy

Prospect – article_details: To be concerned today with the Enlightenment ideals of freedom, democracy and reason, one needs to think about their entrenchment in an era in which political communities and states matter, but not solely and exclusively. States are hugely important vehicles for aiding the delivery of effective public regulation, equality and social justice, […]

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eScholarship Editions: University of California Press

eScholarship Editions: University of California Press: University of California Press and the California Digital Library’s eScholarship program. More than 400 of the titles are available to the general public; the rest are for University of California faculty, staff, and students only.

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A humanist future: Now that God is dead: printer friendly version

A humanist future: Now that God is dead: printer friendly version: God is dead. Even the confident religions know this. When their god was overwhelmingly alive he did not permit them to mingle with the followers of other gods: Now they come together to increase the volume of their protests against the noisy indifference of […]

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One-page intro to OA

One-page intro to OA: ” I’ve written A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access. It should print out on just one page, depending on your choice of font. I wrote it for a conference whose organizers wanted a one-page introduction, but it may be useful in other contexts where my six-page Open Access Overview is […]

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Susan Sontag Dies at Age 71 at The Washington Post Yahoo! News – Author-Activist Susan Sontag Dies

• Susan Sontag Dies at Age 71 at The Washington Post (reg. req’d) (Dec 28, 2004) • US author Susan Sontag dies at 71 at BBC (Dec 28, 2004) • Writer Susan Sontag Dies at Age 71 Reuters via Yahoo! News (Dec 28, 2004) Opinion & Editorials • The truth of fiction evokes our common […]

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Digital Learning Cultures in the Information Landscape – Clifford Lynch, Syllabus Keynote

Digital Learning Cultures in the Information Landscape – Clifford Lynch, Syllabus Keynote: “As executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information, Clifford Lynch has an exceptional view of the changing landscape of information in the digital realm. In these excerpts from his July 19 keynote at Syllabus2004, Lynch takes a look at t” (Via Online […]

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debunking eight copyright myths

Highly Recommended: “ Bloggers Beware: Debunking Eight Copyright Myths of the Online World ‘Kathy Biehl addresses eight ‘myths’ about copyright law with factual responses, resources and guidelines that are of special relevance to bloggers and website owners.’ [LLRX.com] “ (Via The Shifted Librarian.) —– interesting….

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FT.com / Arts & Weekend – Dock of the bay

FT.com / Arts & Weekend – Dock of the bay: “As this magazine was going to press, a Guantánamo public affairs officer said the combatant status review tribunals were continuing at the camp despite the judge’s ruling. ‘In the meantime, some legal issues are being argued in Federal Court which may or may not ultimately […]

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FT.com / Arts & Weekend – Dock of the bay

FT.com / Arts & Weekend – Dock of the bay: “As this magazine was going to press, a Guantánamo public affairs officer said the combatant status review tribunals were continuing at the camp despite the judge’s ruling. ‘In the meantime, some legal issues are being argued in Federal Court which may or may not ultimately […]

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Robbers Scared by GTA

Robbers Scared by GTA: “HellSpam writes ‘Some robbers tried to burglarize a poor old lady and her 3 grandsons. Her grandsons happened to be playing Grand Theft Auto:San Andreas, and the sounds of the police from the game scared them away! From the article: ‘The police in the game were saying, ‘Stop, we have you […]

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