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Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Ruud de Mooij and Gaëtan Nicodème (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has revealed many problems in the transparency and functioning of the financial sector. New debates on regulation and taxation of the financial sector have emerged as economists ... More

Technoscience and Environmental JusticeExpert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin R. Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Over the course of nearly thirty years, the environmental justice movement has changed the politics of environmental activism and influenced environmental policy. In the process, it has turned the ... More

Theorizing Digital Cultural HeritageA Critical Discourse

Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions. Previous discussions of cultural heritage and digital technology have left the ... More

Thinking about OneselfFrom Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self

Thinking about Oneself: From Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self

Kristina Musholt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029209
eISBN:
9780262329767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029209.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a novel theory of self-consciousness, understood as the ability to think about oneself. The book’s aim is to explain this ability and its development. It argues for a ... More

Thinking as ComputationA First Course

Thinking as Computation: A First Course

Hector J. Levesque

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016995
eISBN:
9780262301411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016995.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This book guides students through an exploration of the idea that thinking might be understood as a form of computation. Students make the connection between thinking and computing by learning to ... More

Thinking like a MallEnvironmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Steven Vogel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmental theory would be better off if it eschewed the concept of “nature” entirely. The concept is too ambiguous and potentially politically dangerous, while as McKibben and others have argued, ... More

Time and Identity

Time and Identity

Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and Harry S. Silverstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014090
eISBN:
9780262265799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The concepts of time and identity seem at once unproblematic and frustratingly difficult. Time is an intricate part of our experience — it would seem that the passage of time is a prerequisite for ... More

The Time of Our LivesA Critical History of Temporality

The Time of Our Lives: A Critical History of Temporality

David Couzens Hoy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013048
eISBN:
9780262255226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The project of all philosophy may be to gain reconciliation with time, even if not every philosopher has dealt with time expressly. A confrontation with the passing of time and with human finitude ... More

Toward Sustainable CommunitiesTransition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This analysis of U.S. environmental policy offers a conceptual framework that serves as a roadmap to the array of laws, programs, and approaches developed over the last four decades. Combining case ... More

Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Jerome O. Nriagu and Eric P. Skaar (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Many parts of the world endemic for the most common infectious diseases have the highest prevalence rates of trace metal deficiencies and increasing rates of trace metal pollution. The co-clustering ... More

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