1997) 'Criminal Policy and the Eliminative
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behavior refers to urination and defecation.
and reposing behaviour of dairy cows in the stanchion stall barn.
69) An eliminative
individualist, however, would deny the existence of social groups entirely.
Positive routines: A rapid alternative to extinction for eliminative
of bedtime tantrum behavior.
Thus the main, eliminative
form of their interest: philosophy has over the centuries devised many ingenious programs of emotional dissection and destruction, the better to facilitate the smooth application of cold logic.
For this reason we also used inductive eliminative
analysis (Muncer & Gillen, 1997), which examines the number of respondents who agree with the network after each cause is entered.
Hence, we need a more sophisticated theory of how these identities and differences develop, rather than resorting to the usual materialistic mechanism, eliminative
materialistic theories, or functionalistic theories of mind.
Being one of the eliminative
systems in the body, the lungs gather toxins and other waste material, waiting for the chance to blow them into the atmosphere.
The philosophy of mind and action has long contained arguments for various forms of material reductionism and for eliminative
There are helpful discussions placing Bacon in the context of the Epicurean concept of prolepsis or "anticipation," the regressus theory in sixteenth-century discussions of method, eliminative
induction in Renaissance mechanics and mathematical physics, and classical versions of impetus theory.
There are a few places in the book where its focus on historical explication succumbs to a rather uncomfortable philosophical excursus: in chapter 5, for example, in the course of discussing Bacon on method, Gaukroger takes time out to ask whether Bacon's belief that eliminative
induction can discover efficient causes is really justified (159-53).
He then reviews a number of variants of evolutionary epistemology and concludes with a description of Patricia and Paul Churchland's eliminative
materialism, a radical doctrine that attempts to rid science studies of all folk psychology--the philosopher's term for explanations that refer to beliefs, desires, and intentions.
According to Ayurveda, repeated flushing of water with colonic therapy may weaken the mucous membrane and dry the colon, further disrupting the eliminative
function of rata.
She said: "The skin is the body's largest eliminative