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Teleology and Embryogenesis in Aristotle's Generation of Animals II.6

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter takes a close look at the account across Generation of Animals I–II of the efficient cause of animal generation. The aim is to understand better the relationship of material‐efficient ... More


Early development of the telencephalon

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Brain develops from embryonic ectoderm, one of the three germ layers of the embryo, the other two being endoderm and mesoderm. Much of our knowledge of early embryogenesis is derived from studies of ... More


Nicole M. Le Douarin

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Nicole Le Douarin began her research career while a high school teacher. Her PhD work under the supervision of Etienne Wolff was on the development of the digestive tract and liver in the chick ... More


The Plastic

Tobias Rees

in Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This concluding chapter compares the work of Alain Prochiantz and Fred Gage—both of which presented the idea that some basic embryogenetic processes might continue in adult brains. While Prochiantz ... More


Epigeny

Gennaro Auletta

in Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608485
eISBN:
9780191729539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Here, I deal with the general nature and significance of epigeny. Then, some fundamental mechanisms operating during the epigenetic process are considered. The core of this chapter is represented by ... More


Cognition and Neural Development

Don Tucker and Phan Luu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199838523
eISBN:
9780199985654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838523.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Scientific research shows how experience shapes the organization of the human brain through mechanisms of neural plasticity, which capture the information of the world within the connections among ... More


Opponent Complementarity in Psychological Function

Don M. Tucker and Phan Luu

in Cognition and Neural Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199838523
eISBN:
9780199985654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838523.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter proposes that the dual modes of self-regulation can be understood as general psychological controls. They evolved as complementary neural mechanisms for regulating the activity-dependent ... More


What Is Callosal Plasticity?

Berlucchi Giovanni

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter reviews the specific plasticity of the corpus callosum. The compensatory effects of callosal plasticity in partial and total callosal agenesis are explained. It shows that the corpus ... More


Introduction: Kant’s Organicism

Jennifer Mensch

in Kant’s Organicism: Epigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226021980
eISBN:
9780226022031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022031.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is oriented by the conviction that Kant should be placed within a framework that has begun to take shape in a number of fields when it comes to thinking about the mid- to late eighteenth ... More


Entry

Tobias Rees

in Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This introductory chapter narrates the field work of the author, Tobias Rees, among Parisian neurobiologists. When Rees arrived in France, he found it difficult to secure a site for his research ... More


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