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INTRODUCTION

Thomas Pradeu and Elizabeth Vitanza

in The Limits of the Self: Immunology and Biological Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199775286
eISBN:
9780199932818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199775286.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The general question of biological identity has two main aspects, uniqueness (what makes each living thing unique?), and individuality (what ensures that a living thing remain “itself” while ... More


Immunology, Self and Nonself

Thomas Pradeu and Elizabeth Vitanza

in The Limits of the Self: Immunology and Biological Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199775286
eISBN:
9780199932818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199775286.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates the different definitions of immunology, in particular the dominant definition stating that immunology is the discipline that studies the defense of organisms against ... More


A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Jake H. Davis (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This volume offers a snapshot of the present state of academic investigation into the nature of Buddhist ethics. Over the past decade many scholars have come to think that the project of fitting ... More


Inventions of Self-Identity

Sara Guyer

in Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on the role of self-identity (or personal identity) in a politics focused on populations and multitudes. The chapter discusses modern conceptions of personhood and the meaning of ... More


Whither Immune Identity?

Alfred I. Tauber

in Immunity: The Evolution of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190651244
eISBN:
9780190651275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651244.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

With his idiotypic network theory, Niels Jerne offered an alternative theory to Burnet’s model of self/nonself discrimination. Jerne modeled the immune system as an interconnected latticework of ... More


Can the Analysis of Adhyāsa Ever Lead to an Advaitic Conclusion?

Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield, and Daniel Raveh (eds)

in Contrary Thinking: Selected Essays of Daya Krishna

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199795550
eISBN:
9780190267636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795550.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Daya Krishna reflects on adhyāsa in relation to Advaita Vedānta. That something is taken as something else cannot be a sign of unreality of either, and yet this has been the ground ... More


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