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adrian johns’s new pirate book

I’ve mentioned two new books on pirates and piracy in an earlier post. Now, the Chronicle has picked up the work of Adrian Johns and given us a bit of video to go along. Check it out here.

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‘piracy’ as applied ethics

I’m designing an ethics course which will focus on the so-called copyright wars, engaging their legal issues, obviously, but focusing on their moral significance. A vital portion of the investigation will involve a look at the concept of property and, … Continue reading

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two books on pirates

Two new books on pirates and piracy that will surely be splendid reads, not to mention top-notch scholarship: Adrian Johns, Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates (Chicago, forthcoming 2010) Daniel Heller-Roazen, The Enemy of All: Piracy and … Continue reading

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