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2. The enforcement of medical law

2. The enforcement of medical law  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199660445
‘The enforcement of medical law’ maps the journeys of health-care professionals when they are accused of doing something wrong. Criminal proceedings may be brought against doctors when they ... More
6. Keeping pets and zoo animals

6. Keeping pets and zoo animals  

David DeGrazia

in Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776380
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853608.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853608
Is it ever right to restrict animals' liberty? If so, under what conditions? ‘Keeping pets and zoo animals’ investigates the ethics of keeping animals for personal or social/cultural ... More
8. Knowing about knowing

8. Knowing about knowing  

Jennifer Nagel

in Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199661268
Mindreading is the natural capacity that generates instinctive feelings about another person's knowledge and other mental states. ‘Knowing about knowing’ explains that humans have ... More
5. Internalism and externalism

5. Internalism and externalism  

Jennifer Nagel

in Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199661268
Internalism represents the first-person point of view where knowledge is grounded by your own experience and by your own capacity to reason: if you can't see for yourself why you should ... More
3. Populations

3. Populations  

Jaboury Ghazoul

in Ecology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2020
Published Online: 
Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191869013
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198831013.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198831013
‘Populations’ considers the factors behind animal, plant, and insect population outbreaks. Influenced by weather and food, population outbreaks fast exceed available resources and ... More
KnowledgeA Very Short Introduction

Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction  

Jennifer Nagel

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199661268
What is knowledge? How does it differ from mere belief? Do you need to be able to justify a claim in order to count as knowing it? Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction considers these ... More
2. The first lawThe conservation of energy

2. The first law: The conservation of energy  

Peter Atkins

in The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777608
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199572199.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199572199
The first law of thermodynamics is an extension of the law of conservation of energy, expressed in terms of the internal energy of a closed system relative to the heat supplied to it and ... More

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