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Denervation and reinnervation

Daniel Kernell

in The Motoneurone and its Muscle Fibres

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526551
eISBN:
9780191723896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526551.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter is concerned with the slow processes and cellular adaptations taking place after the transection of motor axons. For axotomized motoneurones, changes occur in their morphology, membrane ... More


Regeneration of peripheral nervous system axons

MARK A. BISBY

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0028
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter focuses on regeneration in mammals. It begins with an overview of regeneration. It then discusses axon sprouting, axonal elongation, cell body reaction and regeneration, environment of ... More


The Strange Smell of Truth: Ethnicity, Translation, and Realism in the Cold War Writings of Eileen Chang

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the Cold War writings of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing, 1920–1995), one of the most celebrated figures in modern Chinese literature. Despite living in the United States for four ... More


The Four-Seven Debate

Philip J. Ivanhoe

in Three Streams: Confucian Reflections on Learning and the Moral Heart-Mind in China, Korea, and Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492014
eISBN:
9780190492038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492014.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The Four-Seven Debate was one of the longest-running and insightful controversies in the history of Korean Confucianism. The basic problem concerned the nature and relationship between the Four ... More


Classical Chinese Sprouts

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter provides an analysis of Mencius’s “four sprout” theory of human nature, and the beginning of a critical comparison of Mencius’s moral psychology with Jonathan Haidt’s moral foundations ... More


Growing Virtue: The Theory and Science of Developing Compassion from a Mencian Perspective

David B. Wong

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, I reflect on the implications of Mencius’ conception of compassion for one of the most important problems that defines the Western philosophical tradition: the relationship between ... More


The Organization of Rice Supplies in Canton: The Formation of the Cantonese Provisioning Networks for Consumer Satisfaction

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the formation of the famous Cantonese food culture and the emergence of preferences for certain varieties of rice, mainly Southeast Asian varieties. Cantonese consumer demands ... More


Sluicing as anaphora to a continuation

Chris Barker and Chung-Chieh Shan

in Continuations and Natural Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575015
eISBN:
9780191757419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575015.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 16 develops an account of sluicing on which sluicing is anaphora to a continuation. The analysis handles case‐matching facts and constraints on scope relations in the antecedent, as well as ... More


Human Nature and the Pattern of Moral Life in Mencius

Curie Virág

in The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190498818
eISBN:
9780190498832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498818.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Mencius’s theory of the goodness of human nature, which traces the human potentiality for virtue to certain innate dispositions, has been interpreted as positing “emotive” grounds for morality. This ... More


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