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Concomitant emergence of the antisense protein gene of HIV-1 and of the pandemic
A large dataset of ∼23,000 HIV-1 and SIV sequences was used to study the origin, evolution, and conservation of the asp gene, and it was found that the ASP ORF is specific to group M of HIV- 1, which is responsible for the human pandemic. Expand
From Passions to Emotions
One trademark of the early-modern period is the tendency to base logic on theory of mind, but so far, this topic has not received close attention. The aim of this paper is to bring some attention toExpand
From passions to emotions. The Creation of a Secular Psychological Category de Thomas Dixon
Dans sa these de doctorat, Thomas Dixon fait le constat suivant : depuis une trentaine d’annees, les etudes sur les emotions se developpent, dans des domaines aussi varies que la psychologieExpand
Introduction: Logic and Methodology in the Early Modern Period
Introduction Being mainly concerned with the origins and development of formal logic, current “histories of logic” often devote scarce, if any, space to logic in the early modern period. In standardExpand
Bacon in Gassendi's history of logic
Evolutionary analyses support that ASP (Anti Sense Protein) overlapping ORF is the 10th gene of HIV-1 M pandemic group
The aim is to show that the presence of the ASP ORF is not just induced by mechanical constraints caused by the sense strand (Env gene), but there is a selection pressure induced by ASP. Expand
Descartes' Theory of Judgement: Warranted Assertions, the Key to Science
  • E. Cassan
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Judgement and the Epistemic Foundation of Logic
  • 2013
The issue at stake in the present study of the nature and the function of the concept of judgement in the Regulae ad directionem ingenii, a text Descartes is likely to have been working on from 1618 to 1628 and which was not published during his lifetime, is the issue of why judgement is all-pervasive in his work. Expand