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Boyle's Paradox

Walter Ott

in Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570430
eISBN:
9780191722394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570430.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Although Boyle's famous “lock and key” analogy seems to indicate that he takes powers to be nothing more than the intrinsic features of the bodies involved in their exercise, he also thinks that the ... More


The Scale of Life?

Anne Marcovich and Terry Shinn

in Toward a New Dimension: Exploring the Nanoscale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198714613
eISBN:
9780191782923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714613.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Nanoscale research has deeply penetrated biological fields. A new light has been cast on the worlds of proteins and DNA, thanks to nano’s appreciation and mastery of single molecules and its ability ... More


An Interview with Richard Powers

Suzanne Nalbantian

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Richard Powers gives an exclusive interview about his creative process in novel-writing, drawn from the experience of writing twelve novels to date. Powers brings neuroscience and technology into his ... More


Reaction Mechanisms of Organometallic Systems

Robert B. Jordan

in Reaction Mechanisms of Inorganic and Organometallic Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195301007
eISBN:
9780197562406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195301007.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The general principles discussed in Chapter 3 also apply to reactions of organometallic complexes. Because these systems do not have a wide range of structurally similar complexes with different ... More


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