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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396048-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380078-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8007-8
Published: 26 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376620-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7662-0
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... utilitarian concerns. However, the environmental mitigation strategies of the mining company rest on a logic of equivalence that makes the consequences of mining activity seem commensurable with the company’s environmental management plans. Equivalences shift the focus of discussion toward technical solutions...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... This chapter focuses on the development of constructivism in Soviet Russia during the 1920s. It passes through various phases of the movement, touching upon notions of “pure” form, utilitarianism, and agitational or political application. While the achievements of artists such as Popova and...
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By Kath Weston
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... utilitarian treatments of water. As attention turns to the mounting problems associated with overuse, contamination, and inequitable distribution of water, water politics often appears to involve only logics of scarcity and need. Critics often depict waterworks that seek to escape this logic, including...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... utilitarian treatments of water. As attention turns to the mounting problems associated with overuse, contamination, and inequitable distribution of water, water politics often appears to involve only logics of scarcity and need. Critics often depict waterworks that seek to escape this logic, including...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... Liberal utilitarian and humanitarian arguments provided for the innovations in colonial government that administered the conduct of labor, movement, and trade in the post–Opium War Chinese treaty ports, and criminal justice in the new Crown Colony of Hong Kong. This chapter discusses John Stuart...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... most privileged, that promise had begun to run out. By way of background we may consider those interpretations of reality in America that had been most successful in providing meaning and gen- erating loyalty up until the sixties: biblical religion and utilitarian indi- vidualism. The self...
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By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... describes how an irrigation canal and the fluid relations built around it became the focus of disagreements about the effects mining on water quantity and quality. The canal connected people and landscapes through relations that encompassed, but were not reducible to, economic or utilitarian concerns...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007210-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0721-0
... Index 272 Index Bentham, Jeremy: Foucault and, 104 5, 127, 245n2; universities and, 141 43, 192, 252n12; use and, 9, 104 6, 113, 124 36, 248 49nn20 23, 249n26. See also utilitarianism Bergson, Henri, 244n26 bfss, 14 15, 108 9 Bhabha, Homi K., 123, 206 Bhandar, Brenna, 48 The Bible, 206 7 Biological...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007210-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0721-0
... intellectual work.7 We learn from the connections. Introduction 9 There is one school of thought that has been defined in relation to its use of use: utilitarianism. Utility is a use word albeit one that is given a narrow philosophical pedigree.8 Utilitarianism has tended to be under- stood primarily as a...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... can safely borrow terminology fromHabits of the Heart and say that a dominant ele- ment of the common culture is what we called utilitarian individualism.5 In terms of historical roots this orientation can be traced to a powerful 5 Bellah, Madsen, Sullivan, Swidler, and Tipton, Habits of the Heart...
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By Eva Haifa Giraud
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007159-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0715-9
... 103; utilitarianism and, 132 133; wrong way caring and, 106 109. See also criti- cal animal studies (cas) Anthropocene era, 184n22 anthropocentrism/anthropomorphism: animal rights activism and, 136 138; care ethics and, 138 141; embodied vulner- ability and, 119 122; entanglement and, 4...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007210-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0721-0
... course, famously draws on the utilitarian phi los o pher Jer- emy Bentham (and for some Bentham scholars, this famously would prob ably be replaced by infamously ) in elaborating the utility- docility relation.2 Foucault makes use of Bentham s writings on the Panopticon to develop his model of how...