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Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Dan Sperber, David Premack, and Ann James Premack (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

An understanding of cause-effect relationships is fundamental to the study of cognition. In this book, chapters based on comparative psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, ... More


Brain Business: Cause-Effect Reasoning

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter considers the ability of animal reasoning in terms of cause-effect relations. It first discusses Lloyd Morgan's canon and parsimony as they relate to animal behavior. It then discusses ... More


Causality and Time

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the relation between causality and temporal sequence. Does the relation of cause to effect involve a temporal priority of cause as cause over its effect? That case is widely ... More


A Thousand Words Is Worth a Picture: The Experiment of On Genesis, Against the Manichees

Michael Cameron

in Christ Meets Me Everywhere: Augustine’s Early Figurative Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199751297
eISBN:
9780199950584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751297.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Augustine deployed Ambrose's insight about Scripture's rhetorical character to refute the Manichees' dismissal of the “carnal” Old Testament. His first effort at biblical commentary demonstrated how ... More


(Un)touchability of Things and People

Aniket Jaaware

in Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282265
eISBN:
9780823286218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282265.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter addresses the use of the practices of touchability/untouchability as markers of caste practices. People who touch things that one does not touch become untouchable. Their unrelation, ... More


The emerging practice of whole systems development

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Through a case study of a courageous effort to deconstruct the old system of local government and challenge it with a structure based on resident self-governance through neighbourhood committees, ... More


Optimism and opportunities for conservation physiology in the Anthropocene: a synthesis and conclusions

Steven J. Cooke, Christine L. Madliger, Jordanna N. Bergman, Vivian M. Nguyen, Sean J. Landsman, Oliver P. Love, Jodie L. Rummer, and Craig E. Franklin

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

We discuss 12 themes that emerged from the set of case studies comprising the text, namely: (1) mechanisms matter for conservation; (2) physiology is just one source of knowledge; (3) physiology and ... More


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