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Mushroom

Nicholas P. Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732562
eISBN:
9780199918515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Mushrooms are the most wondrous inventions of the last billion years of evolutionary history on earth. Their overnight appearance is a pneumatic process, with the inflation of millions of preformed ... More


Nietzsche and Buddhism: A Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Robert G. Morrison

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238652
eISBN:
9780191679711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a comparative study of two linked and interacting traditions that have had great influence in 20th-century thought: Buddhism and the philosophy of Nietzsche. Nietzsche saw a direct ... More


The Gujarat Pogrom

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about how middle-class Ahmedabadis either simply denied the massacres at Gulbarg Society and Naroda Patiya, or they explained everything by the reciprocal logic of anger (krodh), ... More


Selfish Genes, Sophisticated Plants, and Haphazard Ecosystems

R. Ford Denison

in Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139500
eISBN:
9781400842810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139500.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the limitations of natural selection, arguing that the overall organization of even ancient natural ecosystems may be relatively imperfect compared to individual adaptations ... More


India: Diversion from Licit Cultivation

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the heroin market in India. Despite the limited involvement of organized crime, the analysis suggests that India is not only the world's largest consumer of illicit opiates ... More


The Theoretical and Practical Consequences of Variations in Effective Illegality

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the distinctive configuration of the opiate market and heroin trade. It proposes a theoretical model of effective illegality that helps to explain the role of government in ... More


Ecology and evolution of domesticated and invasive species

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The movement of plants from one region to another has produced ideal situations to examine the factors which regulate populations, limit distributions, and determine how plants respond to a novel ... More


The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Ann Lee Bressler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea – the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism began as ... More


Rhetoric as Self-Cultivation: A Question of Language

Holloway Kenneth W.

in Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.003.004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides a nuanced study of the relationship between “The Five Aspects of Conduct” and Mencius. In “The Five Aspects of Conduct,” This chapter is an important part of self-cultivation, ... More


The Universality and Justification of Taste 1

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

For Kant, the judgement of taste (i.e. pure aesthetic judgement considered under the conditions of its justification) can claim validity beyond mere personal preference. However, since it is not ... More


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