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Not in My Back Yard!

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.
Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Dear Facebook

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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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: This article reviews the book "Ethical and Philosophical Consideration of the Dual-Use Dilemma in the Biological Sciences," by Seumas Miller and Michael J. Selgelid and published in 2008.
Date: March 20, 2009
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Review
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Ciencia y política: perspectiva histórica y modelos alternativos

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.
Date: April 2007
Creator: Mitcham, Carl & Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

Description: Article discussing a new philosophy in the 21st century and challenges and potential for reform.
Date: December 11, 2011
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Frodeman, Robert
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Media and Communication

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.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Bieberians at the Gate?

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