Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: Cavalieri x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The number of microvessels estimated by an unbiased stereological method applied in a brain region

Annemette Løkkegaard

in Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience: A Neuroanatomical Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198505280
eISBN:
9780191723766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505280.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The microvascular network provides the means by which tissues exchange nutrients and are supplied with oxygen. The microvascular network is crucial for the function of tissues and organs, and the ... More


Section introduction

Jens R. Nyengaard and Stephen M. Evans

in Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience: A Neuroanatomical Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198505280
eISBN:
9780191723766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505280.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Information concerning the size of a brain structure and how this changes with normal development and disease provides vital information on the function of the structure. Modern stereology offers a ... More


The Animal Question: Why Non-Human Animals Deserve Human Rights

Paola Cavalieri

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143805
eISBN:
9780199833122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143809.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What we call moral progress can for the most part be seen as the history of the replacement of hierarchical visions in favor of equality. Yet, we currently use nonhuman animals as means to our ends – ... More


Incommensurate Gifts: Michelangelo and the Economy of Revision

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores Michelangelo’s fantasy of patrician ancestry, which illustrates his revisionary sense of his professional worth. In particular it examines the mythological drawings and erotic ... More


The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume I: (1641 - 1659)

Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198510666
eISBN:
9780191705892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510666.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is the first of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703). It begins with his earliest known letters written shortly ... More


Poets, Philosophers, and Other Animals

Carrol Clarkson

in Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes up a gauntlet thrown down by Lucy Lurie in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Disgrace: it considers the plight of animals other than human even in the teeth of recognizing that South Africa’s ... More


Continuous Extension and Indivisibles in Galileo

Samuel Levey

in The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198809647
eISBN:
9780191846915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809647.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter studies Galileo’s account of continuous extension and his pioneering use of indivisibles in the analysis of paradoxes of infinity and continuity. Galileo’s treatment presents continuous ... More


The Indivisibles of the Continuum: Seventeenth-Century Adventures in Infinitesimal Mathematics

Douglas M. Jesseph

in The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198809647
eISBN:
9780191846915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809647.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers some significant developments in seventeenth-century mathematics which are part of the pre-history of the infinitesimal calculus. In particular, I examine the “method of ... More


Exotic Computational Principles

John L. Pollock

in Nomic Probability and the Foundations of Induction

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060133
eISBN:
9780197560129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060133.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Exotic computational principles are those not derivable from the theory of proportions constructed in Chapter 2. The most important of these principles are (PFREQ) and (AGREE). The purpose of this ... More


View: