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    • Attitudes towards transfers of human tissue samples across borders: An international survey of researchers and policy makers in five countries 

      Zhang, Xinqing; Matsui, Kenji; Krohmal, Benjamin; Zeid, Alaa Abou; Muthuswamy, Vasantha; Koo, Young Mo; Kita, Yoshikuni; Lie, Reidar K. (BioMed Central, 2010-09-16)
      Background: Sharing of tissue samples for research and disease surveillance purposes has become increasingly important. While it is clear that this is an area of intense, international controversy, there is an absence of ...
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    • Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission 

      Novotny, Thomas E.; Mordini, Emilio; Chadwick, Ruth; Pedersen, J. Martin; Fabbri, Fabrizio; Lie, Reidar K.; Thanachaiboot, Natapong; Mossialos, Elias; Permanand, Govin (Public Library of Science, 2006-01-24)
      The term “globalization” was popularized by Marshall McLuhan in War and Peace in the Global Village. In the book, McLuhan described how the global media shaped current events surrounding the Vietnam War [1] and also predicted ...
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    • Climate change denial, freedom of speech and global justice 

      Lavik, Trygve (Programme for Applied Ethics, NTNU, 2015)
      In this paper I claim that there are moral reasons for making climate denialism illegal . First I define climate denialism, and then I discuss its impact on society and its reception in the media. I build my philosophical ...
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    • Editorial Approaches to Wittgenstein’s Nachlass: Towards a Historical Appreciation 

      Erbacher, Christian Eric (Wiley, 2015-07)
      Building on the unpublished correspondence between Ludwig Wittgenstein's literary executors Rush Rhees, Elizabeth Anscombe and Georg Henrik von Wright, this paper sketches the historical development of different editorial ...
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    • Following the giant's paces-governance issues and bioethical reflections in China 

      Wang, Zhaochen; Zhang, Di; Ng, Vincent H.; Lie, Reidar K.; Zhai, Xiaomei (BioMed Central, 2014-10-31)
      Background: China has become a global player in the field of biosamples research and analysis of genetic data. The Beijing Genomics Institute is a genetics factory where enormous amounts of biosamples/data from all over ...
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    • ”Mit sprog er en hybrid: norske ord og sætninger i en halvdansk indpakning” - sproglig tilpasning til norsk blandt danskere i Norge som sociolingvistisk eksempel på brug af korrespondanceanalyse 

      Brodersen, Randi Benedikte (Praktiske Grunde, 2012)
      In my presentation of my study of the linguistic accommodation to Norwegian among Danes in Norway I have shown a sociolinguistic example of the use of multible correspondence analysis. This geometric method is very suitable ...
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    • No need for infinite iteration. A Critique of the Collectivist Copernican Revolution in Social Ontology 

      Sivertsen, Sveinung Sundfør (De Gruyter, 2015)
      As part of his argument for a “Copernican revolution” in social ontology, Hans Bernhard Schmid (2005) argues that the individualistic approach to social ontology is critically flawed. This article rebuts his claim that the ...
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    • Obligations of low income countries in ensuring equity in global health financing 

      Barugahare, John; Lie, Reidar K. (BioMed Central, 2015-09-08)
      Background. Despite common recognition of joint responsibility for global health by all countries particularly to ensure justice in global health, current discussions of countries’ obligations for global health largely ...
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    • Obligations of poor countries in ensuring global justice: The case of Uganda 

      Barugahare, John; Lie, Reidar K. (Programme for Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2014)
      Obligations of global justice rest mainly on the global rich but also to a lesser extent on the global poor. The governments of poor countries are obliged to fulfill requirements of non-aggression, good governance and ...
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    • Om metaforens virkning. Et kantiansk bidrag 

      Lavik, Trygve (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 2004)
      Den første delen av denne artikkelen presenterer et av de mest sentrale temaene innenfor filosofiens behandling av metaforen i nyere tid, nemlig spørsmålet om hvorvidt metaforen er et semantisk eller pragmatisk fenomen. I ...
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    • On Continuity: Rush Rhees on Outer and InnerSurfaces of Bodies 

      Erbacher, Christian Eric; Schirmer, Tina (Wiley, 2016)
      This article presents an edited excerpt from a hitherto unknown fragmentary treatise by Rush Rhees. In the treatise, Rhees gives his account of the problem of continuity that he had started elaborating before he became ...
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    • Priority setting in health care: Lessons from the experiences of eight countries 

      Sabik, Lindsay M.; Lie, Reidar K. (BioMed Central, 2008-01-21)
      All health care systems face problems of justice and efficiency related to setting priorities for allocating a limited pool of resources to a population. Because many of the central issues are the same in all systems, ...
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    • Reflections on a Prominent Argument in the Wittgenstein Debate 

      Pichler, Alois (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013-10)
      Does the way authors treat their own works tell us something about how these works are to be understood? Not necessarily. But then a standard argument against the “New Wittgenstein” comes under question. The argument is: ...
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    • Relevance and Relationalism 

      Young, Mark (Springer, 2011-02-25)
      This paper will provide support for relationalism; the claim that the identity of objects is constituted by the totality of their relations to other things in the world. I will consider how Kit Fine’s criticisms of ...
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    • Sartre og Solstad om rollespill og autentisitet 

      Lavik, Trygve (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 2005)
      I denne artikkelen vil jeg vise på hvilke måter Dag Solstads tenkning er i slekt med eksistensialistiske måter å resonnere på, nærmere bestemt med Jean-Paul Sartres filosofi. Sartres filosofi er en understrøm i Solstads ...
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    • Toleranse og anerkjenning, eller: Kva vil det seia å verdsetja mangfald? 

      Hansteen, Hans Marius (International Studies, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2014)
      Even though “toleration” and “recognition” designate opposing attitudes (to tolerate something, implies a negative stance towards it, whereas recognition seems to imply a positive one), the concepts do not constitute ...
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    • Translation as critique of “cultural sameness”. Ricoeur, Luther and the practice of translation 

      Lillebø, Jonas Gamborg (The University of Akureyri, 2014)
      The article discusses translation as a critical approach to how we see culture. According to the anthropologist Marianne Gullestad culture is part of mechanism of exclusion when it is linked to identity or “sameness”. ...
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    • Understanding the futility of countries’ obligations for health rights: realising justice for the global poor 

      Barugahare, John; Lie, Reidar K. (BioMed Central, 2016-06-03)
      Background: Although health is a right of all individuals without any distinction, the realisation of this right has remained very difficult for the marginalised populations of poor countries. Inequitable distribution of ...
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    • Wittgenstein and His Literary Executors 

      Erbacher, Christian Eric (Escarpment Press, 2016)
      Rush Rhees, Georg Henrik von Wright and Elizabeth Anscombe are well known as the literary executors who made Ludwig Wittgenstein’s later philosophy available to all interested readers. Their editions of Wittgenstein’s ...
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