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The Resource Small comforts for hard times : humanists on public policy, Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber, editors ; introduced by Florian Stuber with a foreword by James Gutmann

Small comforts for hard times : humanists on public policy, Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber, editors ; introduced by Florian Stuber with a foreword by James Gutmann

Label
Small comforts for hard times : humanists on public policy
Title
Small comforts for hard times
Title remainder
humanists on public policy
Statement of responsibility
Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber, editors ; introduced by Florian Stuber with a foreword by James Gutmann
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mooney, Michael
  • Stuber, Florian
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  • Equality
  • Civil rights
  • Technology and civilization
  • War and society
  • Education, Humanistic
Label
Small comforts for hard times : humanists on public policy, Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber, editors ; introduced by Florian Stuber with a foreword by James Gutmann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers from a conference series conducted under the auspices of Columbia's program of University Seminars
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The costs of inequality: in response to Robert A. Nisbet
  • Herbert J. Gans
  • Justice, equality, and the economic system
  • William S. Vickrey
  • Equality and fraternity: a note on subjective realities
  • Benjamin DeMott
  • [2.]
  • Private rights and the public good:
  • Private rights and the public good
  • Charles Frankel
  • [1.]
  • Public rights and private interests: in response to Charles Frankel
  • Hannah Arendt
  • On privacy and community
  • Emile Capouya
  • Do rocks have rights?: thoughts on environmental ethics
  • Roderick Nash
  • [3.]
  • Technology and the ideal of human progress:
  • Living with scarcity
  • Roger L. Shinn
  • Justice and human equality:
  • The technology of life and death
  • Willard Gaylin
  • Biomedical progress and the limits of human health
  • Daniel Callahan
  • Technology and the structuring of cities
  • David P. Billington
  • The aesthetics of technology: in response to David P. Billington
  • Mario G. Salvadori
  • [4.]
  • War and the social order:
  • Justice -compensatory and distributive
  • On national frontiers: ethnic homogeneity and pluralism
  • William H. McNeill
  • The lower middle class as historical problem
  • Amo J. Mayer
  • Reflections on war, Utopias, and temporary systems
  • Elisabeth Hansot
  • [5.]
  • Education and the good society:
  • The university and American society
  • George W. Pierson
  • Herbert A. Deane
  • The university, society, and the critical temper: in response to George W. Pierson
  • Wm. Theodore de Bary
  • Some questions in general education today
  • Steven Marcus
  • Some inconsistent educational aims
  • Onora O'Neill
  • The disestablished humanities
  • Rosemary Park
  • A view from the ivory tower: in response to Rosemary Park
  • Robert W. Hanning
  • Equality, race, and preferential treatment
  • The humanities and public policy
  • A philosophic perspective
  • Abraham Edel
  • Paul A. Freund
  • The costs of equality
  • Robert A. Nisbet
Control code
2894017
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 402 pages
Isbn
9780231040426
Lccn
77005851
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)186060
Label
Small comforts for hard times : humanists on public policy, Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber, editors ; introduced by Florian Stuber with a foreword by James Gutmann
Publication
Note
Papers from a conference series conducted under the auspices of Columbia's program of University Seminars
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The costs of inequality: in response to Robert A. Nisbet
  • Herbert J. Gans
  • Justice, equality, and the economic system
  • William S. Vickrey
  • Equality and fraternity: a note on subjective realities
  • Benjamin DeMott
  • [2.]
  • Private rights and the public good:
  • Private rights and the public good
  • Charles Frankel
  • [1.]
  • Public rights and private interests: in response to Charles Frankel
  • Hannah Arendt
  • On privacy and community
  • Emile Capouya
  • Do rocks have rights?: thoughts on environmental ethics
  • Roderick Nash
  • [3.]
  • Technology and the ideal of human progress:
  • Living with scarcity
  • Roger L. Shinn
  • Justice and human equality:
  • The technology of life and death
  • Willard Gaylin
  • Biomedical progress and the limits of human health
  • Daniel Callahan
  • Technology and the structuring of cities
  • David P. Billington
  • The aesthetics of technology: in response to David P. Billington
  • Mario G. Salvadori
  • [4.]
  • War and the social order:
  • Justice -compensatory and distributive
  • On national frontiers: ethnic homogeneity and pluralism
  • William H. McNeill
  • The lower middle class as historical problem
  • Amo J. Mayer
  • Reflections on war, Utopias, and temporary systems
  • Elisabeth Hansot
  • [5.]
  • Education and the good society:
  • The university and American society
  • George W. Pierson
  • Herbert A. Deane
  • The university, society, and the critical temper: in response to George W. Pierson
  • Wm. Theodore de Bary
  • Some questions in general education today
  • Steven Marcus
  • Some inconsistent educational aims
  • Onora O'Neill
  • The disestablished humanities
  • Rosemary Park
  • A view from the ivory tower: in response to Rosemary Park
  • Robert W. Hanning
  • Equality, race, and preferential treatment
  • The humanities and public policy
  • A philosophic perspective
  • Abraham Edel
  • Paul A. Freund
  • The costs of equality
  • Robert A. Nisbet
Control code
2894017
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 402 pages
Isbn
9780231040426
Lccn
77005851
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)186060

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