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Canadian Prime Ministers In The House Of Commons: Patterns Of Intervention, James E. Crimmins, Paul Nesbitt-Larking Jan 1996

Canadian Prime Ministers In The House Of Commons: Patterns Of Intervention, James E. Crimmins, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

James E Crimmins

No abstract provided.


Contending Interpretations Of Bentham’S Utilitarianism, James E. Crimmins Jan 1996

Contending Interpretations Of Bentham’S Utilitarianism, James E. Crimmins

James E Crimmins

This article illustrates the contours of the continuing debate over Bentham's utilitarianism through an analysis of the secondary literature. It assesses the persuasiveness of the principal contemporary "authoritarian" (despotic, totalitarian, collectivist, behaviouralist, constructivist, panopticist and paternalist) and "individualist" (facilitative and liberal) interpretations of Bentham's thought, indicating where they are consistent with his writings and where they are not. Distinctions and conflicts between contending perspectives are found to be rooted in a reliance on different elements of Bentham's vast corpus and emphasis on different components of his utilitarian theory. An examination of the contending perspectives underscores the tensions ...


Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson Jan 1996

Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Transboundary environmental problems do not distinguish between political boundaries. Global warming is expected to cause thermal expansion of water and melt glaciers. Both are predicted to lead to a rise in sea level. We must enlarge our paradigms to encompass a global reality and reliance upon global participation.


Democratizing The Constitution: The Failure Of The Seventeenth Amendment, Christopher H. Hoebeke Dec 1995

Democratizing The Constitution: The Failure Of The Seventeenth Amendment, Christopher H. Hoebeke

Christopher H Hoebeke

No abstract provided.