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unforgettable teacher but a little book that appeared in 1944, What Is Life? , by the Austrian-born father of wave mechanics, Erwin Schrödinger. ∵ Thus begins the second chapter of DNA. The Secret of Life (2003), in which James Watson (b. 1928) narrates the events that led him—along with Francis Crick (1916

In: Brill's Companion to the Philosophy of Biology

animals that are emotionally connected to human beings, their salvation and reintegration into social life is a significant element for the recovery of living conditions prior to the event. The need to maintain a strong human-animal bond during emergencies remains essential in order to motivate actions

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research

constrained by economics. In light of the previously discussed health benefits of the dog-human relationship, it could be argued that eliminating commercial breeders might indirectly exacerbate human health and quality of life disparities that already exist as a function of socioeconomic status. Such an

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research
Author: Temple Grandin

motivated to improve cattle handling. There were some ranchers and cattle feeders in Arizona who provided good living conditions for their animals and careful low stress handling. However, in the 1970’s and 1980’s, cattle handling was ATROCIOUS in many places. I viewed that as a solvable problem because a

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research
Author: David Lamb

because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing and life would not be worth living … Cited by Chandrasekhar, 1987: 59 A similar point was made by Lucasian Professor Michael Green (2009: 39) in an interview on string theory: The reason why I work on it is because it has

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research
Author: Sara Fragoso

and/or aggressive behavior. Is it a behavioral problem? These specific behaviors are a problem in a shelter and while interacting and living with people. However, the same cannot be said when free-roaming. How can we guarantee a better life then? Do shelter cats have a life worth living? Should we

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research

through which Collingwood became a dialectical thinker for the rest of his life. It must have been before his address on Ruskin’s Philosophy in 1919, because one cannot support Hegelism without thinking dialectically. Most probably Collingwood’s close acquaintance with the Italian idealists B. Croce, G

In: History as a Science
Author: John D. Norton

equations generally covariant, this body of mathematics admitted remarkably few possibilities for the implementation of his theory. That fact is routinely used today in motivating Einstein’s theory. Hence it can come as a surprise to modern readers to learn that Einstein considered and rejected general

In: Idealist Alternatives to Materialist Philosophies of Science
Author: Philip MacEwen

materialism in this list since, elsewhere in Chapter 3 , he argues that materialism—or at least consistent materialism—is inconsistent with science and, indeed, would make it impossible. Thus, in response to those who object that it is only a matter of time before our mental life is thoroughly explained in

In: Idealist Alternatives to Materialist Philosophies of Science
Author: Fred Wilson

,” argued Lucretius, “which we often call the intellect, the seat of guidance and control of life, is part of a man, no less than hand or foot or eyes are parts of a whole living creature.” 44 The mind, and therefore our awarenesses of things, including our inner awarenesses, is a material thing. This is

In: Idealist Alternatives to Materialist Philosophies of Science