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Fear and Desire with Emerging Technologies

January 3, 2018

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David Grant discusses the West’s relationship with new technology and the links with historical thinking about God, the State and the Market.

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Killing the Scapegoat – an Argument for the Merging of Philosophy and Public Administration

August 25, 2017

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Edoardo Ongaro makes a case for bringing the wisdom of philosophy into the field of public administration.

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“Nothing will do instead of what we now have and what we are in danger of losing” – Mary Warnock on ownership, responsibility and a planet in peril.

July 2, 2015

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In this thought-provoking and impassioned piece Baroness Mary Warnock considers the relationship between ownership and responsibility and asks how, given the many threats facing the environment, we can be led to take the responsibility that belongs with ownership for that which we do not, and cannot, own?

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To go or not to go? Death, friendship and knowing what is right – by Bert van Roermund

August 6, 2014

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When Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by suspected Russian separatists, Professor Bert van Roermund lost a colleague who was on board. On the same day, he received an invitation from another colleague to speak at a Russian University. In this personal and reflective piece, Bert van Roermund considers what happens when friendship and politics collide.

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