Morality and Modernity
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Morality and Modernity" in the Department of Philosophy. This course explores the nature of modern morality through an examination of the work of Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor. We will also read works by Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche, two thinkers whose ideas have powerfully shaped the moral culture of the modern world.
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Studying Global Warming in Biosphere 2
In this What's Up in the Environment? video segment, an international team of scientists in Arizona's Biosphere 2 laboratory studies the impact of increased carbon dioxide emissions and how that might affect our future global environment.
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Devenir médecin aujourd'hui

Troisième et dernier volet de la collection « Les formes de la médecine contemporaine ».

La situation de la médecine contemporaine apparaît, à bien des égards, paradoxale. Elle occupe en effet une position éminente dans le monde contemporain et se voit amener à prendre en charge un nombre toujours plus grand de problèmes biologiques ou même sociaux. Mais les conditions et modes d'exercice de la médecine se sont, ces dernières années, profondément transformés
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La question d'internet - M. Castells, M. Alberganti

Premiers entretiens du jeu de paume

L’Université de tous les savoirs et Le Château de Versailles présentent
les Premiers entretiens du Jeu de Paume
La démocr@tie d’opinion
Du siècle des lumières à la démocratie des courts –circuits
Vendredi 18, samedi 19 et dimanche 20 juin 2010

La question d'Internet
La démocratie à l'heure de l'auto-communication de masse.
Manuel Castells, Professeur titulaire de
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History of Boston Transportation
1630-1990

Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
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Bulbs & Batteries Side by Side
We are surrounded everyday by circuits that utilize "in parallel" and "in series" circuitry. Complicated circuits designed by engineers are made of many simpler parallel and series circuits. In this hands-on activity, students build parallel circuits, exploring how they function and their unique features.
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Positions, Activities and Organisations: strategy, from conception to implementation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Luis Garicano | This is the first in a series of lectures to mark the establishment of LSE's Department of Management. Professor Garicano will discuss how recent advances in the economic analysis of the internal organisation of firms allow for a deeper study of the organisational consequences of positioning choices, and thus permit a more complete understanding of strategy implementation'.
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Justice and the Moral Limits of Markets [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Michael J. Sandel | The financial crisis raises hard questions about justice, ethics, and the role of markets. In this lecture, Michael Sandel will examine the moral limits of markets, one of the themes of his new book, Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
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Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Bowen | We discuss 'Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare?' and this time we subject 'Islam' to an analytical discussion. The anthropological approach advocated here focuses on processes by which Muslims refer back to an Islamic tradition, and employ those references to explain and change the social world. Current debates in Aceh (Indonesia) about how to understand sharî`a provide an initial case study; these debates are then shown to be quite similar
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Lingonet heeft in opdracht van het Europese parlement multimediaal materiaal ontwikkeld waarmee leerlingen en studenten Brussel en de Europese instellingen beter leren kennen. Tegelijk oefenen ze hun Engels. Een lerarenhandleiding is gratis te …


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Reflections on a Global Screen
The rapid globalization of the media is a trend that some countries fear will homogenize culture, forcing out programs that reflect their own values to make room for Hollywood's. But globalization is a two-way street; Hong Kong stations can transmit their local broadcasts to Chinese populations in Europe and the U.S. just as CNN can offer worldwide coverage from Atlanta. (27:51)
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What you should do to make sure you have a good night's sleep
By the end of this lesson you will be able to understand an article about "a good night's sleep", you will look up the meaning of words you don't know.
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Croatian Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox, hepatitis A, polio, and Hib vaccinations. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.
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Mixed reactions to South Sudan independence
As thousands of South Sudanese celebrate independence, some of their former countrymen in the north say they're happy to see them go. Sunita Rappai reports.
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Petroleum Engineering
The goal of this course is to obtain knowledge of the origins of petroleum and gas. An overview is given on the conditions that are needed for oil and gas to accumulate in reservoirs. Moreover, techniques to find and exploit these reservoirs are highlighted. The focus always is on the task of the petroleum geologist during the different phases of oil and gas exploration and production. After an introduction to the course including typical numbers and historical developments, essential terms and
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Mark Behrens
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
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4.645 Selected Topics in Architecture: Architecture from 1750 to the Present (MIT)
This class is a general study of modern architecture as a response to important technological, cultural, environmental, aesthetic, and theoretical challenges after the European Enlightenment. It focuses on the theoretical, historiographic, and design approaches to architectural problems encountered in the age of industrial and post-industrial expansion across the globe, with specific attention to the dominance of European modernism in setting the agenda for the discourse of a global modernity at
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Professor Matthew Cook - Profile
Professor Matthew Cook is the group leader of the program in immunology at John Curtin School of Medical Research as well as director of immunology at the Canberra Hospital. Matthew divides his time between ANU working in the lab and the Canberra Hospital working with patients with autoimmune disease. Matthew is interested in reducing mortality by a better understanding of disease.
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147: How does media coverage affect share prices? Not in the way you think
INSEAD research suggests the best returns come from companies who never make the news.
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Séminaire de chirurgie oncologique: Cancer et Mortalité des femmes

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La Prise en charge du cancer féminin en contaxte Africain
Aspects socio-économiques et médicaux par Namory Keita (Conakry)
Introduction par le Pr Marie Cauli socio-anthropologue (Lille)
Sous la présidence
du Pr Jean-Charles Moreau (Dakar)
et du Pr M.Vinatier (Lille)
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou pu
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