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'But with regard to the material world, we can at least go so far as this-we can perceive that events are brought about not by insulated interpositions of Divine power, exerted in each particular case, but by the establishment of general laws.' W. Whewell: Bridgewater Treatise.
The subject of " voluntary animal motion " interested physicians, scholars, and philosophers throughout history for a variety of purposes such as relating " voluntary motion " to the soul and understanding medical conditions through comparative anatomy. The research presented in this monograph includes not only a careful examination of different theories(More)
"Darwin produced six editions [of The Origin of Species] during his lifetime and, as Peckham demonstrated nearly fifty years ago, he tinkered constantly with the text, adding and amending, revising and rethinking and, above all, responding to criticism."—Times Literary Supplement 816 pages eBook: RRP *€ [D] 42.95 / *US$ 49.00 / *GBP 21.50 PDF ISBN(More)
This research develops an evolutionary growth theory that captures the interplay between the evolution of mankind and economic growth since the emergence of the human species. This uni¯ed theory encompasses the observed evolution of population, technology and income per capita in the long transition from an epoch of Malthusian stagnation to sustained(More)
Virtual communities have shown to be rich sources of knowledge if community members are sharing what they know. A look at virtual communities related to traveling in Australia suggests that often members are more than happy to share what they know about certain locations. In this paper, we outline, from a Location-oriented Knowledge Management (LoKM)(More)
do this well when seven and a half months old. At the age of 32 days he perceived his mother's bosom when three or four inches from it, as was shown by the protrusion of his lips and his eyes becoming fixed; but I much doubt whether this had any connection with vision; he certainly had not touched the bosom. Whether he was guided through smell or the(More)
In this paper, we present the results of one aspect of a multinational, multi-institutional study of computer programming students. Specifically, this paper reports on an exploration of relationships between novice programmers' map-drawing styles (landmark, route or survey) and success in a first programming course at tertiary level. Relationships were(More)
Lindner, Calvin Murakami and David Brown for their invaluable assistance during the field work and independent surveys. We thank all the observers from NT Fisheries and FRDC sustainability project observer programmes including Richard Pillans, Finally, we thank the skippers and crews of all the fishing vessels that agreed to have the observers on board and(More)