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SONG OF THE MASTER IDEA

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter investigates the implications of these conclusions with respect to rule-following and rigor's implementation. It begins with a survey of common philosophical tensions over these topics ... More


The Fate of Intracellular Metal Ions in Microbes

Slade A. Loutet, Anson C. K. Chan, Marek J. Kobylarz, Meghan M. Verstraete, Stephanie Pfaffen, Bin Ye, Angel L. Arrieta, and Michael E. P. Murphy

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Metals are essential for all microorganisms; they are required as cofactors of enzymes that mediate metabolic processes which are indispensable for cellular energy production and growth. Some metals, ... More


Pica to Protect and Detoxify

Sera L. Young

in Craving Earth: Understanding Pica--the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146098
eISBN:
9780231517898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146098.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the final adaptive hypothesis on why animals and humans eat non-food substances, the protection-detoxification hypothesis. Under this hypothesis, pica is a protective behavior, ... More


The right ‘space’ for women: examining effective treatment in primary care for women’s dependent and problematic alcohol consumption

Jeff Fernandez

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter shows what is possible if the service provided is situated in a ‘space’ where women feel they can easily access it. Primary care is one such space. Also it illustrates that the approach ... More


Indigeneity of Past Landscape Transformations of the Tropics

William Balée

in Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Indigeneity is the living heritage of traditional peoples. It includes not only their languages and cultures but their transformational etchings on landscapes—not just alterations in the form of ... More


Substance Misuse Psychiatry

Greg Lydall and Kelly Clarke

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Clinicians in all areas of medicine are likely to encounter people with substance misuse issues, so an understanding of the key issues is essen–tial. Human beings have used intoxicating substances, ... More


Chemical defences

Edward E. Farmer

in Leaf Defence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199671441
eISBN:
9780191779626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671441.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

How does chemical diversity arise in plants, and are there general patterns in the way defence chemicals work within the bodies of herbivores? The chapter begins by discussing the evolution of ... More


Toxicology

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

in Marine Pollution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

To determine whether or not a contaminant has the potential to become a pollutant, its biological effects must first be established. The scientific discipline of toxicology considers the measurement ... More


Urban Evolutionary Physiology

Caroline Isaksson and Frances Bonier

in Urban Evolutionary Biology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836841
eISBN:
9780191873843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836841.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Organisms living in urban environments are exposed to many novel, sometimes beneficial, but most often challenging conditions. These conditions include increased exposure to chemical pollution, ... More


Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the collective term used for treatments or therapies that have not typically been part of Western medicine. The “complementary” part of this term ... More


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