How a sunken nuclear submarine, a crazy billionaire, and a mechanical claw gave birth to a phrase that has hounded journalists and lawyers for 40 years and embodies the tension between the public’s desire for transparency and the government’s need to keep secrets.
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Professor Chris Bertram’s inaugural professorial lecture, on the importance of the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) Chris Bertram "on the subject of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his continued relevance to modern society and political philosophy." From http://crookedtimber.org/2009/07/03/rousseau-podcast/
part of the "Philosophy at Bristol" series http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~plajb/blog/