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Animal Osmoregulation

Timothy J. Bradley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Water is fundamental to life and to the maintenance of an appropriate environment for physiological functions at the molecular, cellular, and organismal level. Water balance is also the principal ... More


Osmosis Osmosis

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explains the process of osmosis in detail in both a descriptive and a quantitative context. Gradients in the activity of water provide a framework for describing all aspects of water ... More


Philosophy versus Faith?: For Giovanni Ferretti

Adriaan T. Peperazak

in Thinking about Thinking: What Kind of Conversation is Philosophy?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240173
eISBN:
9780823240210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240173.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on two leading powers of thought and life and asks to what extent they influence or even determine the philosophy that emerges from the thinker's life. Provisionally, one can ... More


Historicising the Nakba: contested Nakba narratives as an ongoing process1

Ronit Aaron

in Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the revisionist histories of the 1948 war, spearheaded in the 1980s by historians Benny Morris and Avi Shlaim, and political scientist Ilan Pappe. It places the Nakba accounts ... More


Mixing and osmosis

Dennis Sherwood and Paul Dalby

in Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782957
eISBN:
9780191826177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782957.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Building on the results of the previous chapter, this chapter extends the analysis of colligative properties to mixing and osmosis, with an analysis of osmotic pressure and also the important ... More


Introduction: “Jews by Profession”

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The section provides an introduction to the main arguments of the book, discussing klezmer music as a platform of encounter and a context for cultural osmosis. Just as historically klezmer music ... More


Epistemology and Emotion

Michael Slote

in From Enlightenment to Receptivity: Rethinking Our Values

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970704
eISBN:
9780199333301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970704.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We often take in beliefs and attitudes by osmosis from parents and others. But there is some reason to think this results in beliefs that are firmer than can be epistemically justified. Also, when we ... More


Understanding Osmosis: Hitchcock in Argentina through the Eyes of Juan José Campanella

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter returns to an exploration of the role of suspense and the thriller genre in Latin American cinema, via an analysis of elements of Juan José Campanella's career that make him a Latin ... More


Physical Choices for Water Supply Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the strategies for improving effective availability of water in terms of quality and quantity in urban areas for sustaining water supplies to meet the growing demands. This is ... More


Phase change, nucleation, and solutes

Andrew M. Steane

in Thermodynamics: A complete undergraduate course

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788560
eISBN:
9780191830426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788560.003.0024
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A variety of effects related to first-order phase transitions are discussed. The treatment of surface effects, metastability, and nucleation are explained. The behaviour of the Gibbs function is ... More


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