Bureaucracy … Civilized Life

  • Arthur M. Squires


I have now dealt with the question of what happened to U.S. R&D after World War II, and I have suggested a transfer of powers from our central bureaucracies to local institutions. My final story illustrates how bureaucratic structures make life more difficult, even impossible, For those few who dare to enter upon new paths of thought and desire.


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Sources and suggested reading on the Franciscan Order

  1. I know the story of Peter Olivi largely from pleasant hours spent listening to David Burr, Professor of History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, and discussing with him the relevance of Olivi’s story to my subject. He has a work in progress on Franciscan poverty, some of which he has kindly permitted me to see.Google Scholar
  2. Malcolm Lambert, Franciscan Poverty, Church Historical Society, London, 1961.Google Scholar
  3. —, “The Franciscan Crisis under John XXII,” Franciscan Studies, vol. 32, pp. 123–143(1972).Google Scholar
  4. David Burr, “The Persecution of Peter Olivi,” Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new series vol. 66, part 5, pp. 1–98 (August 1976).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur M. Squires
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  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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