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    Gendering Diaspora: Transnational Feminism, Diaspora and its Hegemonies.Deborah A. Thomas & Tina Campt - 2008 - Feminist Review 90 (1):1-8.
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  2. On a good day everyone grows: Reflections on the reinvention of a school.Thomas S. Dickinson & Deborah A. Butler - 2001 - In Reinventing the Middle School. Routledgefalmer. pp. 321--328.
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    Wal-Mart, ‘Katrina’, and other Ideological Tricks: Jamaican Hotel Workers in Michigan.Deborah A. Thomas - 2008 - Feminist Review 90 (1):68-86.
    This essay explores the relationships between labour and community formation in order to think through how, where, and when diasporic solidarities are imagined or refused. I draw on ethnographic research among Jamaican women contracted for seasonal work in US hotels to situate diasporic calls and responses in relation to specific contexts and a changing global political economy. I show how global geopolitical shifts not only shape the processes of identity formation and social reproduction, but also condition the perpetuation of notions (...)
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    Mary Shepherd: a guide.Deborah A. Boyle - 2023 - New York, NY, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
    This guide leads readers systematically through the arguments of Mary Shepherd's two books. Chapters 1-4 cover the arguments in the Essay Upon the Relation of Cause and Effect (1824), where Shepherd argues that causal principles can be known by reason to be necessary truths and that causal inferences can be rationally justified. Shepherd's primary target in this work is Hume, but she also addresses the views of Thomas Brown and William Lawrence. Shepherd considered her second book, Essays on the (...)
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    Book reviews. [REVIEW]Hilary Kornblith, Yehuda E. Kalay, Deborah A. Gagnon, Thomas J. Shuell, K. Nicholas Leibovic & Hans Berliner - 1993 - Minds and Machines 3 (2):239-252.
  6. Ethics and technology: a program for future research.Deborah G. Johnson & Thomas M. Powers - 2009 - In M. Winston and R. Edelbach (ed.), Society, Ethics, and Technology, 4th edition.
    This chapter is reprinted from our lead essay in the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. C. Mitcham, Gale, 2005.
     
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  7. Computer systems and responsibility: A normative look at technological complexity.Deborah G. Johnson & Thomas M. Powers - 2005 - Ethics and Information Technology 7 (2):99-107.
    In this paper, we focus attention on the role of computer system complexity in ascribing responsibility. We begin by introducing the notion of technological moral action (TMA). TMA is carried out by the combination of a computer system user, a system designer (developers, programmers, and testers), and a computer system (hardware and software). We discuss three sometimes overlapping types of responsibility: causal responsibility, moral responsibility, and role responsibility. Our analysis is informed by the well-known accounts provided by Hart and Hart (...)
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    A Reply to Mogg and Chopra-Gant.Deborah Thomas - 2003 - Film-Philosophy 7 (1).
    Ken Mogg 'Small World: Deborah Thomas's _Beyond Genre_' _Film-Philosophy_, vol. 7 no. 4, February 2003 Mike Chopra-Gant 'Hollywood Spaces: Deborah Thomas's _Reading Hollywood_' _Film-Philosophy_, vol. 7 no. 5, February 2003.
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    A Review of “Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American School”. [REVIEW]Thomas J. Fiala & Deborah Duncan-Owens - 2012 - Educational Studies: A Jrnl of the American Educ. Studies Assoc 48 (4):394-399.
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    Maximizing Local Effect of HIV Prevention Resources.Shin-Yi Wu, Deborah Cohen, Lu Shi & Thomas Farley - 2005 - Contagion: Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture 2 (3):127-132.
    Comparing estimates of the cost-effectiveness of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) interventions can help communities select an HIV prevention portfolio to meet local needs efficiently. The authors developed a spreadsheet tool to estimate the relative cost-effectiveness of 26 HIV prevention interventions. HIV prevalence of the population at risk and the cost per person reached were the two most important factors determining cost-effectiveness. In low-prevalence populations, the most cost-effective interventions had a low per-person cost. Among the most cost-effective interventions overall were showing (...)
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    The Senses and the History of Philosophy.Brian Glenney, José Filipe Silva, Jana Rosker, Susan Blake, Stephen H. Phillips, Katerina Ierodiakonou, Anna Marmodoro, Lukas Licka, Han Thomas Adriaenssen, Chris Meyns, Janet Levin, James Van Cleve, Deborah Boyle, Michael Madary, Josefa Toribio, Gabriele Ferretti, Clare Batty & Mark Paterson (eds.) - 2019 - New York, USA: Routledge.
    The study of perception and the role of the senses have recently risen to prominence in philosophy and are now a major area of study and research. However, the philosophical history of the senses remains a relatively neglected subject. Moving beyond the current philosophical canon, this outstanding collection offers a wide-ranging and diverse philosophical exploration of the senses, from the classical period to the present day. Written by a team of international contributors, it is divided into six parts: -/- Perception (...)
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    Three-Text Edition of Thomas Hobbes's Political Theory: The Elements of Law, de Cive and Leviathan.Deborah Baumgold (ed.) - 2017 - New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
    An exciting English-language edition which for the first time presents Thomas Hobbes's masterpiece Leviathan alongside two earlier works, The Elements of Law and De Cive. By arranging the three texts side by side, Baumgold offers readers an enhanced understanding of Hobbes's political theory and addresses an important need within Hobbes scholarship. The parallel presentation highlights substantive connections between the texts and makes it easy to trace the development of Hobbes's thinking. Readers can follow developments both at the 'micro' level (...)
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  13. Informed by Sense and Reason: Margaret Cavendish's Theorizing About Perception.Deborah Boyle - 2019 - In Brian Glenney & José Silva (eds.), The Senses and History of Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 231–48.
    One method Margaret Cavendish uses is something like inference to the best explanation, and so this may be what she mean by “regular sense and reason.” As Hobbes wrote in Leviathan: the cause of Sense, is the Externall Body, or object, which presseth the organ proper to each Sense, either immediatly, as in the Tast and Touch; or mediately, as in Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling. Before examining how Cavendish appeals to ordinary perceptual phenomena to argue that pressure model of perception (...)
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    Developing Moral Sensitivity.Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison & Phyllis Vandenberg (eds.) - 2015 - New York: Routledge.
    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity towards others that is shaped in a variety of ways through relationships, forms of teaching, and social institutions. Each of these influences alters the capacity as well as one’s responses in complex ways. The concept of moral (...)
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  15. Foundations of Human and Animal Sensory Awareness: Descartes and Willis.Deborah Brown & Brian Key - 2023 - In Andrea Strazzoni & Marco Sgarbi (eds.), Reading Descartes. Consciousness, Body, and Reasoning. Florence: Firenze University Press. pp. 81-99.
    In arguing against the likelihood of consciousness in non-human animals, Descartes advances a slippery slope argument that if thought were attributed to any one animal, it would have to be attributed to all, which is absurd. This paper examines the foundations of Thomas Willis’ comparative neuroanatomy against the background of Descartes’ slippery slope argument against animal consciousness. Inspired by Gassendi’s ideas about the corporeal soul, Thomas Willis distinguished between neural circuitry responsible for reflex behaviour and that responsible for (...)
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    Strong Wits and Spider Webs: A Study in Hobbes's Philosophy of Language.Deborah Hansen Soles - 1996
    The theme of this book is that Hobbes's philosophy of language is best understood as part of his larger materialist program. Contemporary material in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind is used to argue for this interpretation of Hobbes.
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    Thomas Aquinas, Saint and Private Investigator.Deborah J. Brown - 2002 - Dialogue 41 (3):461-480.
    RésuméL'énigme de Hume au sujet de la connaissance de soi repose sur l'idée qu'il n'y a pour l'esprit que deux modes d'accès épistémique à soi-même: le contact direct ou non inférentiel avec le soi, d'une part, et la connaissance indirecte, à base d'inférence, d'autre part. Hume rejette le premier de ces modes enpartant de ceci que nous n'avons dans l'introspection qu'une connaissance des expériences et jamais de la substance mentale, et il rejette le second comme incapable de contrer le scepticisme, (...)
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    Thomas Aquinas, Saint and Private Investigator.Deborah J. Brown - 2002 - Dialogue 41 (3):461-.
    RÉSUMÉ: L'énigme de Hume au sujet de la connaissance de soi repose sur l'idée qu'il n'y a pour l'esprit que deux modes d'accès épistémique à soi-même: le contact direct ou non inférentiel avec le soi, d'une part, et la connaissance indirecte, à base d'inférence, d'autre part. Hume rejette le premier de ces modes en partant de ceci que nous n'avons dans l'introspection qu'une connaissance des expériences et jamais de la substance mentale, et il rejette le second comme incapable de contrer (...)
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    Thomas E. A. Dale, Pygmalion’s Power: Romanesque Sculpture, the Senses, and Religious Experience. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019. Pp. xii, 276; 21 color plates and many black-and-white figures. $99.95. ISBN: 978-0-2710-8345-2. [REVIEW]Deborah Kahn - 2021 - Speculum 96 (1):199-201.
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    Evaluating the Capacity of Theories of Justice to Serve as a Justice Framework for International Clinical Research.Bridget Pratt, Deborah Zion & Bebe Loff - 2012 - American Journal of Bioethics 12 (11):30-41.
    This article investigates whether or not theories of justice from political philosophy, first, support the position that health research should contribute to justice in global health, and second, provide guidance about what is owed by international clinical research (ICR) actors to parties in low- and middle-income countries. Four theories—John Rawls's theory of justice, the rights-based cosmopolitan theories of Thomas Pogge and Henry Shue, and Jennifer Ruger's health capability paradigm—are evaluated. The article shows that three of the four theories require (...)
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    Everyday Ruptures: Children, Youth, and Migration in Global Perspective. Cati Coe, Rachel R. Reynolds, Deborah A. Boehm, Julia Meredith Hess, and Heather Rae‐Espinoza, eds. Nashville: Vanderbilt. 2011. vii + 230pp. [REVIEW]Mindy Steinberg & Thomas S. Weisner - 2012 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 40 (4):1-3.
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    Rewriting Mythology: Tautegory, Ontology, and the Novel.Deborah Casewell - 2022 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 27 (1):119-141.
    In Schelling’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Art, he outlines an aesthetic theory of the novel and how it communicates truth, based around his Identitätssystem. In doing so, he understands truth as symbolic, where the symbolic is tautegorical. In his later lectures on mythology he instantiates a new understanding of ontology and mythology as tautegorical, and makes gestures towards how to understand aesthetic forms based on these new accounts. This paper explores how that new aesthetic understanding of truth, ontology, and (...)
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    Scottish Philosophy after the Enlightenment by Gordon Graham.Deborah Boyle - 2023 - Review of Metaphysics 76 (3):551-553.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Reviewed by:Scottish Philosophy after the Enlightenment by Gordon GrahamDeborah BoyleGRAHAM, Gordon. Scottish Philosophy after the Enlightenment. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2022. xvii + 254 pp. Cloth, $110.00Histories of Scottish philosophy typically focus on the school of "common sense" from the eighteenth century, beginning with Francis Hutcheson and ending with Dugald Stewart. As Gordon Graham notes in the preface to this volume, nineteenth-century Scottish philosophy is "an area of the (...)
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    The Rise and Fall of Scottish Common Sense Realism by Douglas McDermid. [REVIEW]Deborah Boyle - 2021 - Hume Studies 43 (2):107-109.
    This rich and interesting book tells the story of the development and ultimate disappearance over the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries of a central theme in Scottish philosophy: common sense realism. Taking Thomas Reid's version of common sense realism as the paradigmatic form, McDermid shows how Reid's views had their roots in Lord Kames's account of perceptual realism, how Dugald Stewart and Sir William Hamilton defended and modified Reid's view, and how James Ferrier systematically repudiated both Reid's (...)
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    Economics and the Philosophy of Science.Deborah A. Redman - 1991 - New York: Oxford University Press USA.
    Economists and other social scientists in this century have often supported economic arguments by referring to positions taken by philosophers of science. This important new book looks at the reliability of this practice and, in the process, provides economists, social scientists, and historians with the necessary background to discuss methodological matters with authority. Redman first presents an accurate, critical, yet neutral survey of the modern philosophy of science from the Vienna Circle to the present, focusing particularly on logical positivism, sociological (...)
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    The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish.Deborah A. Boyle - 2017 - New York, NY: Oup Usa.
    The Well-Ordered Universe argues that Cavendish's natural philosophy, social and political philosophy, and medical theory share an underlying concern with order. This reveals interesting connections among Cavendish's natural philosophy and her views on gender, animals and the environment, and human health, and explains her commitment to monarchy and social hierarchy.
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    Economic methodology: a bibliography with references to works in the philosophy of science, 1860-1988.Deborah A. Redman - 1989 - New York: Greenwood Press.
    A comprehensive bibliography of economic methodological works since 1860, this volume includes 2,244 entries divided into two primary sections. The first section covers works on economic methodology while Part Two deals with works on the philosophy of science. Many of the entries are annotated, including the classics in economic methodology, almost all of the books, and general works in the philosophy of science section. All other sections include an introduction to the topic and the articles collected under that heading.
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    Static progressive orthoses for the upper extremity: a comprehensive literature review.Deborah A. Schwartz - 2012 - In Zdravko Radman (ed.), The Hand. MIT Press. pp. 7--1.
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  29. Wildflowers of the Washington Area pwtmz.Deborah A. Lapeyre & B. Tommie Usdin - 2002
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  30. Semiannual program evaluation, facility Inspections, and post-approval monitoring : all part of the same thing.Deborah A. Frolicher - 2015 - In Whitney Petrie & Sonja L. Wallace (eds.), The care and feeding of an IACUC: the organization and management of an institutional animal care and use committee. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
     
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    Descartes on Innate Ideas.Deborah A. Boyle - 2009 - London, UK: Continuum.
    The concept of innateness is central to Descartes's epistemology; the Meditations display a new, non-Aristotelian method of acquiring knowledge by attending properly to our innate ideas. Yet understanding Descartes's conception of innate ideas is not an easy task, and some commentators have concluded that Descartes held several distinct and unrelated conceptions of innateness. In Descartes on Innate Ideas, Deborah Boyle argues that Descartes's remarks on innate ideas in fact form a unified account. Addressing the further question of how Descartes (...)
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    Concepts of the Body in the Zhuangzi.Deborah A. Sommer - 2010 - In Victor Mair (ed.), Experimental Essays on Zhuangzi, 2d ed. Three Pines Press. pp. 212-228.
    The Zhuangzi is one of the richest early Chinese sources for exploring conceptualizations of the visceral human form. Zhuangzi presents the human frame as a corpus of flesh, organs, limbs, and bone; he dissects it before the reader's eyes, turning it inside out and joyfully displaying its fragmented joints, sundered limbs, and beautifully monstrous mutations. This body is a site of immolation and fragmentation that ultimately evokes a larger wholeness and completeness. Drawing and quartering the body, Zhuangzi paradoxically frees it (...)
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  33. The Ji Self in Early Chinese Texts.Deborah A. Sommer - 2012 - In Jason Dockstader Hans-Georg Moller & Gunter Wohlfahrt (eds.), Selfhood East and West: De-Constructions of Identity. Traugott Bautz. pp. 17-45.
    The ji 己self is a site, storehouse, or depot of individuated allotment associated with the possession of things and qualities: wholesome and unwholesome desires (yu 欲) and aversions, emotions such as anxiety, and positive values such as humaneness and reverence. Each person's allotment is unique, and its "contents" are collected, measured, reflected on, and then distributed to others. The Analects, Mencius, Xunzi, Daodejing, and Zhuangzi each have their own vision for negotiating the space between self and other. Works as seemingly (...)
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    The psychology of social norms and the promotion of human rights.Deborah A. Prentice - 2012 - In Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks & Andrew K. Woods (eds.), Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights. Oup Usa. pp. 23.
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    At risk in the welfare state.A. Stone Deborah - 1989 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 56.
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    In defense of a probabilistic theory of causality.Deborah A. Rosen - 1978 - Philosophy of Science 45 (4):604-613.
    Germund Hesslow has argued recently [2] that a probabilistic theory of causality as advocated by Patrick Suppes [4] has two problems that a deterministic theory avoids. In this paper, I argue that Suppes' probabilistic causal calculus is free of each of these problems and, moreover, that several broader issues raised by Hesslow's discussion tend to support a probabilistic conception of causes.
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  37. The Treasure House of the Mind: Descartes' Conception of Innate Ideas.Deborah A. Boyle - 1999 - Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh
    Descartes is often accused of lacking a coherent conception of innate ideas. I argue that Descartes' remarks on innate ideas actually form a unified account. "Innate idea" is triply ambiguous, but its three meanings are interdependent. "Innate idea" can mean an act of perceiving; that which is perceived; or a faculty, capacity, or disposition to have certain ideas. An innate idea qua object of thought is some thing existing objectively , which we have a capacity to perceive, but which we (...)
     
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    An argument for the logical notion of a memory trace.Deborah A. Rosen - 1975 - Philosophy of Science 42 (March):1-10.
    During the past decade there has been a very effective campaign against any explanation of remembering whose basic concept is that of a causally mediating trace. This paper attempts to provide such an explanation by presenting an explicit deductive argument for the existence of the memory trace. The conclusion is shown to follow from reasonable, empirical assumptions of which the most interesting is a spatiotemporal contiguity thesis. Set-theoretic techniques are used to provide a framework of analysis and probabilistic definitions of (...)
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    Savage inequalities revisited: Adequacy, equity, and state high court decisions.Deborah A. Verstegen, Kristan Venegas & Robert Knoeppel - 2006 - Educational Studies 40 (1):60-76.
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    Inequality is a relationship.Deborah A. Prentice & J. Nicole Shelton - 2012 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (6):444-445.
    A view of inequality as a relationship between the advantaged and the disadvantaged has gained considerable currency in psychological research. However, the implications of this view for theories and interventions designed to reduce inequality remain largely unexplored. Drawing on the literature on close relationships, we identify several key features that a relational theory of social change should include.
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    The Child's Interests in a Surrogate Contract.Deborah A. Bail - 1981 - Hastings Center Report 11 (5):48-48.
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    Clarification about ClinicalTrials. gov.Deborah A. Zarin & Tony Tse - 2013 - IRB: Ethics & Human Research 35 (3):19-19.
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    Déborah Vanaudenhove Brosteaux et Thomas Berns (éd.), Traces de guerre.Ninon Grangé - forthcoming - Astérion.
    Dès l’introduction, qui est un article en soi et non pas une présentation, l’ambition de l’ouvrage apparaît. Nous n’aurons pas affaire à un nouveau livre sur la guerre et ses représentations (même si nous en manquons) ; nous allons lire un ouvrage sur la poétique de la guerre. Si l’expression peut paraître insupportable, elle est pourtant la garantie, dans la démarche des auteurs, que rien ne nous fera céder à la fascination morbide. Au minimum, la poétique, attachée aux détails, est (...)
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    Women Writing Culture.Ruth Behar & Deborah A. Gordon - 1995 - Univ of California Press.
    Extrait de la couverture : ""Here, for the first time, is a book that brings women's writings out of exile to rethink anthropology's purpose at the end of the century.... As a historical resource, the collection undertakes fresh readings of the work of well-known women anthropologists and also reclaims the writings of women of color for anthropology. As a critical account, it bravely interrogates the politics of authorship. As a creative endeavor, it embraces new Feminist voices of ethnography that challenge (...)
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    Hypothesis: transcript‐templated repair of DNA double‐strand breaks.Deborah A. Trott & Andrew C. G. Porter - 2006 - Bioessays 28 (1):78-83.
    Two mechanisms are available for the repair of DNA double‐strand breaks (DSBs) in eukaryotic cells: homology directed repair (HDR) and non‐homologous end‐joining (NHEJ). While NHEJ is not restricted to a particular phase of the cell cycle, it is incapable of accurately repairing DBSs that have suffered a loss or gain of nucleotide sequence information. In contrast, HDR achieves accurate repair of such DSBs by use of a sister chromatid as a DNA template, but is restricted to cell cycle phases (S/G2) (...)
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    " Saying the Padre Had Grabbed Her": Rape is the Weapon, Story is the Cure.Deborah A. Miranda - 2010 - Intertexts 14 (2):93-112.
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  47. Notes on audience response.Richard J. Gerrig & Deborah A. Prentice - 1996 - In David Bordwell Noel Carroll (ed.), Post-Theory: Reconstructing Film Studies. University of Wisconsin Press. pp. 388--403.
     
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    Connected Play: Tweens in a Virtual World.Yasmin B. Kafai, Deborah A. Fields & Mizuko Ito - 2013 - MIT Press.
    How kids play in virtual worlds, how it matters for their offline lives, and what this means for designing educational opportunities.
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  49. Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues.Martin Curd & Jan A. Cover (eds.) - 1998 - Norton.
    Contents Preface General Introduction 1 | Science and Pseudoscience Introduction Karl Popper, Science: Conjectures and Refutations Thomas S. Kuhn, Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research? Imre Lakatos, Science and Pseudoscience Paul R. Thagard, Why Astrology Is a Pseudoscience Michael Ruse, Creation-Science Is Not Science Larry Laudan, Commentary: Science at the Bar---Causes for Concern Commentary 2 | Rationality, Objectivity, and Values in Science Introduction Thomas S. Kuhn, The Nature and Necessity of Scientific Revolutions Thomas S. Kuhn, Objectivity, (...)
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    A probabilistic theory of causal necessity.Deborah A. Rosen - 1980 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 18 (1):71-86.
    This paper attempts to set up a probabilistic framework for understanding the notion of causal necessity. What results is a relaxed and relativized probabilistic theory of epsilon-Causal necessity and an explicit attempt to avoid deterministic assumptions. The theory developed emphasizes the notions of partial cause, Causal contribution, And the degree of contribution. Implications for causal overdetermination, Causal preemption, And causal discourse are discussed.
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