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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...at define prop- erty in the information age. It is that problem, its history, philosophy, and politics that I try to sketch out in the pages ahead. Ack... ... how seamlessly Macaulay coupled beautiful, evoca- tive writing and careful, analytic argument. Admittedly, he was remarkable even in his own time, bu... ...efferson and Macaulay focused do not disappear merely because one embraces a philosophy of moral rights—if anything, they become more pressing, partic... ... ___ 37278_u01.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Page 36 als had been nurtured on the philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment and the history of the struggle ... ...Gates, General Partner, Micro-Soft.” The hyphen would disappear in time. The philosophy stuck around. Though there are quibbles about the facts in Gat... ...... ...udely speaking, the environmental movement was deeply influenced by two basic analytical frameworks. The first was the idea of ecology: the fragile, com... ...lism, we need not only a semantic reorganization, or a set of conceptual and analytic tools, but a movement of people devoted to bringing a goal to th... ...294; and ecology, 239–240; and externality, 239–240; and populariza- tion of analytic framework, 240; cri- tique of analogy to intellectual property, ...

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