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Diagnosis

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the question of why the distinction between favouring and discriminating epistemic support has not been widely recognized. One explanation is that that when we think about the ... More


Single species populations

Bryan Shorrocks

in The Biology of African Savannahs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570660
eISBN:
9780191717680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570660.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses two issues: estimating population size and population regulation. The section on estimation outlines (and gives further references to) the major methods used by ecologists in ... More


Zebra Stripes

Tim Caro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Zebras are infamous for their contrasting black and white stripes and their unique striping pattern among mammals has been discussed since Wallace and Darwin. Many very different ideas have been ... More


Don Rickles's Rant

John Limon

in Death's Following: Mediocrity, Dirtiness, Adulthood, Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242795
eISBN:
9780823242832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242795.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The essence of Don Rickles's stand-up comedy is that people can be identified by one unchanging predicate: Italian, Jew, farmer, etc. This amounts to destroying childhood potential and locking people ... More


Stripes and equids

Tim Caro

in Zebra Stripes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The reasons that the three species of zebras are believed to have stripes fall into four major categories. Antipredation hypotheses consist of crypsis, where the zebra is thought to blend in with the ... More


Knowing and Saying That One Knows

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What would prompt an agent to move from the logically weaker nonexplicit knowledge claim (i.e., ‘It's a zebra’) to the corresponding explicit knowledge claim (i.e., ‘I know that it's a zebra’)? ... More


The Battle Below the Soyang River: Company C, 72d Tank Battalion, 16–18 May 1951

William T. Bowers and John T. Greenwood

in Passing the Test: Combat in Korea, April-June 1951

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134529
eISBN:
9780813135991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134529.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter retraces the hard combat of Company C, 72d Tank Battalion, 2d Infantry Division south of the Soyang River. The main Chinese attack was focused at the 2d Infantry Division and designed to ... More


Aromatase, Estrogens, and Differentiation of Sexual Behavior and Partner Preference in Birds

Elizabeth Adkins-Regan

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Birds show a rich array of sexually differentiated behavior. Research on two species, the Japanese quail and the zebra finch, is the source of most of what is known to date about the role of hormones ... More


Where the Short Grass Grows

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the wild grazers on the Serengeti Plain. These animals—wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, buffalo, and other grazers have been documented to illustrate an interesting phenomenon ... More


Equidae

Raymond L. Bernor, Miranda J. Armour-Chelu, Henry Gilbert, Thomas M. Kaiser, and Ellen Schulz

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0035
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Representatives of the Equidae in Africa are known from localities of late Miocene to Recent age, approximately 10.5 Ma to the present. Three-toed equids of the tribe Hipparionini first occur in the ... More


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