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An Outline of Developmental Physiology

An Outline of Developmental Physiology Author Chr. P. Raven
ISBN-10 9781483154503
Release 2017-01-31
Pages 238
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An Outline of Developmental Physiology was first published in the Dutch language in 1948, while the first English edition appeared in 1954. It was meant in the first place for readers who, though interested in its subject and having some general knowledge of science, were not acquainted with more than the first elements of biology. This new edition has been brought up to date by taking into account the literature up to about the middle of 1963. The book opens with a discussion of the fusion of sperm and egg. This is followed by separate chapters that explain the series of processes that transform the initially fairly homogeneous structure of the egg into a system with a considerable degree of spatial multiplicity. This book may be used as a preliminary introduction into the field in undergraduate classes. A list of references has been added in the interest of those who might want to refer to the original publications on some special problem. Moreover, a glossary of scientific terms has been included for the benefit of those readers who are not professional biologists.

The Making of Blind Men

The Making of Blind Men Author Robert A. Scott
ISBN-10 9781351479851
Release 2017-09-08
Pages 160
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The disability of blindness is a learned social role. The various attitudes and patterns of behavior that characterize people who are blind are not inherent in their condition but, rather, are acquired through ordinary processes of social learning. The Making of Blind Men is intended as a systematic and integrated overview of the blindness problem in America. Dr. Scott chronicles which aspects of this problem are being dealt with by organizations for the blind and the effectiveness of this intervention system. He details the potential consequences of blind people becoming clients of blindness agencies by pointing out that many of the attitudes, behavior patterns, and qualities of character that have been assumed to be given to blind people by their condition are, in fact, products of socialization. As the self-concepts of blind men are generated by the same processes of socialization that shape us all, Dr. Scott puts forth the challenge of reforming the organized intervention system by critically evaluating the validity of blindness workers' assumptions about blindness and the blind. It is felt that an enlightened work force can then render the socialization process of the blind into a rational and deliberate force for positive change.

American Cicero

American Cicero Author Bradley J. Birzer
ISBN-10 9781497635715
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 230
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Aristocrat. Catholic. Patriot. Founder. Before his death in 1832, Charles Carroll of Carrollton—the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence—was widely regarded as one of the most important Founders. Today, Carroll’s signal contributions to the American Founding are overlooked, but the fascinating new biography American Cicero rescues Carroll from unjust neglect. Drawing on his considerable study of Carroll’s published and unpublished writings, historian Bradley J. Birzer masterfully captures a man of supreme intellect, imagination, integrity, and accomplishment. Born a bastard, Carroll nonetheless became the best educated (and wealthiest) Founder. The Marylander’s insight, Birzer shows, allowed him to recognize the necessity of independence from Great Britain well before most other Founders. Indeed, Carroll’s analysis of the situation in the colonies in the run-up to the Revolution was original and brilliant—yet almost all historians have ignored it. Reflecting his classical and liberal education, the man who would be called “The Last of the Romans” advocated a proper understanding of the American Revolution as deeply rooted in the Western tradition. Carroll even left his mark on the U.S. Constitution despite not assuming his elected position to the Constitutional Convention: by inspiring the creation of the U.S. Senate. American Cicero ably demonstrates how Carroll’s Catholicism was integral to his thought. Oppressed because of his faith—Maryland was the most anti-Catholic of the original thirteen colonies—Carroll became the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence and helped legitimize Catholicism in the young American republic. What’s more, Birzer brilliantly reassesses the most controversial aspects of Charles Carroll: his aristocratic position and his critiques of democracy. As Birzer shows, Carroll’s fears of extreme democracy had ancient and noble roots, and his arguments about the dangers of democracy influenced Alexis de Tocqueville’s magisterial work Democracy in America. American Cicero reveals why Founders such as John Adams assumed that Charles Carroll would one day be considered among the greats—and also why history has largely forgotten him.

Reports on German public law

Reports on German public law Author Rudolf Bernhardt
ISBN-10 UOM:35112101904367
Release 1990
Pages 257
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Reports on German public law has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Reports on German public law also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Reports on German public law book for free.

Mission in Creative Tension

Mission in Creative Tension Author J. J. Kritzinger
ISBN-10 0620148985
Release 1990
Pages 269
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Mission in Creative Tension has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mission in Creative Tension also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mission in Creative Tension book for free.

Truth and Belief

Truth and Belief Author H. E. Hofmeister
ISBN-10 9789400921450
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 249
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The task of the following considerations is the elucidation of the relationship of religion to thought. Every philosophical investigation with this task proceeds under the expectation that it will take into account religious self-understanding. Herein lies the special difficulty of a philosophical theory of religion. On the one hand, the philosopher of religion may not assume this self-understanding in order to avoid offering a religious theory (a theology) instead of the philosophical theory expected from him. On the other hand, he cannot by-pass religious self-understanding because this is the key to insight into the uniqueness of religious discourse. Without knowledge of this uniqueness, it is impossible to indicate the conditions under which religious statements lead to the question of truth. Even if religion cannot prescribe to philosophical investigation, whose methods the latter must apply to examine its object, it may in addition require that the standard by which it is measured be suited to grasp those special characteristics which mark it as different from other realms of life. Therefore, it may be required of the philosophical interpretation, that the question of the legitimacy and validity of religious self-understanding be treated from the very beginning as an open one, and not as one already decided. If this question is rashly decided in the negative, then all analysis of religious propositions is necessarily done along the guidelines of a method that in its foundation masks of the religious thematic.

Progress in Regional Cancer Therapy

Progress in Regional Cancer Therapy Author Raimund Jakesz
ISBN-10 9783642748189
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 322
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Present knowledge in regional cancer therapy is presented in this volume. The latest research addresses the questions of optimal drug development, the best galenic form and schedule to control tissue distribution at the tumor site and efficient treatment of specific anatomical regions.

Total War Against the Poor

Total War Against the Poor Author Ulrich Duchrow
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173025389330
Release 1990
Pages 213
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"Total War Against the Poor" is a collection of documents that takes the reader inside the military mind that coldly calculates & plans the elimination of religious & cultural organizations it considers to be the enemy. Meeting in Mar Del Plata, Argentina, in late 1987, representatives of the militaries throughout the Americas met to plan their strategy for the next ten years. The U. S. Pentagon was represented at the meeting.

Abelian Group Theory

Abelian Group Theory Author Rüdiger Göbel
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4497495
Release 1987
Pages 547
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