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Physical–ecological cognition

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Physical cognition refers to mental abilities utilized during problem solving that are provided by the non-living environment. This chapter reviews the limited evidence on how dogs orient in their ... More


THE TOOLS OF GENETIC ENGINEERING

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak

in Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195301755
eISBN:
9780199867196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301755.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes the history and process of genetic engineering. It asks the question: is GE an appropriate technology to promote health, permanence, and beauty?


Learning and the Infant Mind

Amanda Woodward and Amy Needham (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

When asking how cognition comes to take its mature form, learning seems to be an obvious factor to consider. However, until quite recently, there has been very little contact between investigations ... More


Toward a Theology of Social Change

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the starting point for any theology of church today must be a theology of social change. The church is first of all a responding community, a people whose task it is to ... More


Objects in Space and Mind: From Reaching to Words

Linda B. Smith and Larissa K. Samuelson

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Cognition, behavior, and development all happen in space, through sensorimotor interactions in a spatial physical world. In his classic theory of the emergence of cognition, Piaget proposed that ... More


The First Analogy: Substance

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter gives a detailed analysis of the First Analogy. It argues that Kant tries to establish both a Permanence Thesis according to which time requires a permanent perceptual stand-in, and a ... More


Rejecting the Illusion of Permanence

Karen C. Lang

in Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151138
eISBN:
9780199870448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151135.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 attacks the mistaken apprehension of impermanent things as permanent by pointing out the impermanence of the human body. The first half of the chapter concentrates on the need for ... More


Magical Thinking and Imagination

Eugene Subbotsky

in Magic and the Mind: Mechanisms, Functions, and Development of Magical Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393873
eISBN:
9780199776979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393873.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Chapter 8 (“Magical Thinking and Imagination”), the issue of how magical thinking works in the domain of nonphysical (imagined) reality is analyzed. The chapter begins with an overview of studies ... More


Numerical Identity and the Development of Object Permanence

M. Keith Moore and Andrew N. Meltzoff

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter proposes an identity development (ID) account of object permanence that locates the origins and development of permanence in infants' notions of how to determine and trace numerical ... More


Religious Women in the Conversion Period c.Ad 400–600

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The ideal starting point of a study of religious women in early medieval Ireland is the native society into which Christianity obtruded: the pagan religion, the status of women, and the roles of ... More


Conclusion

A. Raghuramaraju

in Enduring Colonialism: Classical Presences and Modern Absences in Indian Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699364
eISBN:
9780199080533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699364.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Having demolished the beginning and ending, portraying them as mere projects of intellection which have been presented in the available philosophical systems both in the West and in India as ... More


The Work of Art: The Things that Fall Apart

Cecilia Sjöholm

in Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173087
eISBN:
9780231539906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173087.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

For Arendt, works of art long survive their creator. Arendt conceives of works of art in relation to their public space, something resilient and permanent. But permanence is not merely material - it ... More


Appendix: The Schematism

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The appendix expounds Kant’s theory of schematism. The topic is introduced in relation to Locke’s attempt to explain what justifies applying a concept to instances and Berkeley and Hume’s responses ... More


Kant on Self-Identity: The Third Paralogism

C. Thomas Powell

in Kant's Theory of Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244486
eISBN:
9780191680779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244486.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Third Paralogism, Immanuel Kant either addresses directly or gives hints of his views on personal identity, on the moral implications of such identity, and on the problem of other minds. This ... More


Immateriality

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Theory of Mind: An Analysis of the Paralogisms of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238973
eISBN:
9780191597022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238975.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins the detailed analysis of specific Kantian doctrines of the mind by pointing out that, despite its sharp critique of many rationalist arguments, Kant's Critical philosophy remains ... More


July 2005: Adopting a New Approach

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Reports on the proposals for adoption law reform contained in the Report of the Adoption Policy Review Group, chaired by Sheriff Principal Cox, and warns against the undue concentration on a single ... More


January 2007: Adopting New Solutions

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 amends the grounds for dispending with parental consent to adoption, and this commentary identifies potential problems (subsequently explored in case ... More


Kant on Substance

P. F. Strawson

in Entity and Identity: And other essays

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250159
eISBN:
9780191598470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250150.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Kant holds that matter alone, by being permanent, satisfies, in the field of appearance, the formal criterion of substance (being thinkable only as subject, never as predicate) and manifests itself ... More


Focus on Infants

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines child services for infants. It analyzes data on maltreatment of infants from California. It discusses the processes involved from the time report of maltreatment is filed to ... More


Analog and Digital Photography

Tadaaki Tani

in Photographic Science: Advances in Nanoparticles, J-Aggregates, Dye Sensitization, and Organic Devices

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572953
eISBN:
9780191731266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572953.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The analysis of the present state of color films as a representative of analogue photography is followed by its comparison with that of digital photography with CCD and CMOS as sensors. Color films ... More


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