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The Meaning of Liberty Beyond Earth

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: The Meaning of Liberty Beyond the Earth
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    Chapter 2 The Cold Equations: Extraterrestrial Liberty in Science Fiction
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    Chapter 3 Fear of Freedom: The Legacy of Arendt and Ballard’s Space Skepticism
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    Chapter 4 Freedom in a Box: Paradoxes in the Structure of Extraterrestrial Liberty
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    Chapter 5 Fairness as a Moral Grounding for Space Policy
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    Chapter 6 Space: John Locke’s Ultimate Triumph
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    Chapter 7 Extraterrestrial Liberty and Creative Practice: A Firsthand Experience of an Imagined Future
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    Chapter 8 Elsewhere, Liberty
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    Chapter 9 The Fate of Freedom of a Space Exploration Mission Encountering Life and the Liberty of the “Encountered” Extra-Terrestrial Beings
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    Chapter 10 Astronaut Health—Planetary Exploration and the Limitations on Freedom
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    Chapter 11 Outrunning the Law: Extraterrestrial Liberty and Universal Colonisation
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    Chapter 12 The Lethality of Interplanetary Warfare: A Fundamental Constraint on Extraterrestrial Liberty
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    Chapter 13 Interplanetary Federalism: Maximising the Chances of Extraterrestrial Peace, Diversity and Liberty
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    Chapter 14 Education and Liberty in Space
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    Chapter 15 Liberty, Freedom and Democracy: Paradox for an Extraterrestrial Society
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    Chapter 16 Human Space Colonies: Towards a Governance Architecture
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The Meaning of Liberty Beyond Earth
Published by
Springer International Publishing, September 2014
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-09567-7
978-3-31-909566-0, 978-3-31-909567-7, 978-3-31-937740-7

Charles S. Cockell


Charles S. Cockell

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Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 9%
Unknown 10 91%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 9%
Unknown 10 91%