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About MethodExperimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically

About Method: Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically

Jutta Schickore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226449982
eISBN:
9780226450049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450049.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

About Method: Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically is a long-term history of scientists’ methodological discussions about experimentation in the life sciences. It ... More

Backpack AmbassadorsHow Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Richard Ivan Jobs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226438979
eISBN:
9780226439020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439020.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book emphasizes European integration as a fundamentally social and cultural process in addition to a political and economic one by studying the practice of travel and tourism by the young and ... More

The Beauty of a Social ProblemPhotography, Autonomy, Economy

The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy

Walter Benn Michaels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226210261
eISBN:
9780226210438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210438.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This book focuses on the work of several artists, mostly photographers and mostly born in the 1970s. Their age matters because they have lived their entire lives in a world in which aesthetic ... More

Biological IndividualityIntegrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Biological Individuality: Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Scott Lidgard and Lynn K. Nyhart (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226446318
eISBN:
9780226446592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446592.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of biological individuality, by identifying leading and less familiar perceptions of individuality, what they are good for, and in what contexts. ... More

Decolonizing the MapCartography from Colony to Nation

Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

James R. Akerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This volume considers consider the roles mapping has played in the passage from colony to nation—or, from dependent to independent state. The eight contributions, including a synoptic first chapter ... More

The Democratic ConstitutionExperimentalism and Interpretation

The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Brian E. Butler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book takes the greatest democratic challenge for law to be the virtually unquestioned belief in the need for judicial supremacy in constitutional interpretation in order to protect society from ... More

The I in TeamSports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Erin C. Tarver

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why does sports fandom matter so much to fans, who often don’t play the games they watch at all? This book philosophically investigates sports fandom, spanning the fields of feminist philosophy, ... More

Improvising ImprovisationFrom Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Gary Peters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book attempts to stage at the level of thinking and writing an improvised performance that begins and ends with nothing but nevertheless reveals a multitude of unexpected things while it runs ... More

In the Skin of a BeastSovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

Peggy McCracken

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458922
eISBN:
9780226459080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In medieval literature, when humans and animals meet—whether as friends or foes—issues of mastery and submission are often at stake. In the Skin of a Beast shows how the concept of sovereignty comes ... More

The Invention of the OralPrint Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226456966
eISBN:
9780226457017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457017.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book argues that reflection on the spread of print commerce was a key factor in the shaping of our modern intellectual category of "oral culture." In 1700, the concept of oral culture did not ... More

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