Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook

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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Not in My Back Yard!

Not in My Back Yard!

Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling Redux. This presentation discusses the 'not in my back yard' (NIMBY) attitude - opposition by residents to a proposal for new development that is close to their homes - and focus on whether is it principled or hypocritical to simultaneously oppose the development while benefiting economically from it.
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[Review] Tempting Fate: The Ethics of Dual-Use Research

[Review] Tempting Fate: The Ethics of Dual-Use Research

Date: March 20, 2009
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Description: Book review discussing "Ethical and Philosophical Consideration of the Dual-Use Dilemma in the Biological Sciences," by Seumas Miller and Michael J. Selgelid and published in 2008. In this book review, the author discusses the ethics of dual-use research.
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A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

Date: December 11, 2011
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Frodeman, Robert
Description: Article discussing a new philosophy in the 21st century and challenges and potential for reform.
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Ciencia y política: perspectiva histórica y modelos alternativos

Ciencia y política: perspectiva histórica y modelos alternativos

Date: April 2007
Creator: Mitcham, Carl & Briggle, Adam
Description: Article on the relations between science and policy offering an analysis of the historical antecedents of the policy of science and comparative data and ethical reflections on the policy of scientific budget.
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Media and Communication

Media and Communication

Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Description: This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
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Knowing and acting: The precautionary and proactionary principles in relation to policy making

Knowing and acting: The precautionary and proactionary principles in relation to policy making

Date: 2013
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Briggle, Adam
Description: Article discussing the relationship between knowledge (in the form of scientific risk assessment) and action (in the form of technological innovation) as they come together in policy, which itself is both a kind of knowledge and acting.
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Introducing a Policy Turn in Environmental Philosophy

Introducing a Policy Turn in Environmental Philosophy

Date: 2006
Creator: Briggle, Adam; Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Description: This article discusses policies in environmental philosophy.
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Bieberians at the Gate?

Bieberians at the Gate?

Date: December 10, 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt & Briggle, Adam
Description: Article discussing theories on the evaluation of philosophy and philosophers and the peer review process.
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