Changeux, Jean-Pierre

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Jean-Pierre, 20th century French biochemist.
Monod-Wyman-Changeux model - see under Monod
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French neurologist-philosopher Jean-Pierre Changeux has pointed out that the search for truth frequently (and perhaps even typically) takes precedence over the quest for justice in human affairs, resulting in various calamities of which religious wars are perhaps the most easily identifiable.
Victor, Immanuel Levinas and Jean-Pierre Changeux, among many others.
While the neurobiologist Jean-Pierre Changeux uses the term "plasticity of the brain" to refer to the capacity of synapses to form or reform a bit of information, Malabou's concept of plasticity refers to a being's strategy and capacity to be transgressed, to be other--a dual, contradictory yet inseparable movement involving the sudden emergence and annihilation of form.
95--Centered on the question of normativity and ethics, neuroscientist Jean-Pierre Changeux and philosopher Paul Ricoeur engage in a lively and informative dialogue.
These are internal regulatory mechanisms for arousal," says Jean-Pierre Changeux, a molecular neurobiologist at the Pasteur Institute in Paris.
Except that the reader's shelf and day may have no more room, I might urge that Jean-Pierre Changeux and Alain Connes's recent Conversations on Mind, Matter, and Mathematics(7) be added to your suggestions of Bachman and Stringfellow, to provide a window directly on the claims of ultimacy being made today.
Launched in 1992, this prize has been awarded by the Fondation Ipsen to many renowned specialists: Eric Kandel (1992), Jacques Paillard (1993), Rodolfo Llinas (1994), Stephen Kosslyn (1995), Alfonso Caramazza (1996), Jean-Pierre Changeux (1997), Edoardo Bisiach (1998), Joseph LeDoux (1999), Joaquin Fuster (2000), Stanislas Dehaene (2001), Deepak Pandya (2002), Uta Frith (2003), Hanna and Antonio Damasio (2004), Marc Jeannerod (2005), Faraneh Vargha-Khadem (2006), Alvaro Pascual Leone (2007), Elizabeth Warrington (2008), Pierre Maquet (2009) and Giacomo Rizzolati (2010) and Patricia Kuhl (2011).
Together with neurobiologist Jean-Pierre Changeux, he deployed representations of the body from the Enlightenment through the 19th century in intersection with the evolving sciences of the brain: neurology and psychiatry.
Logothetis (Tubingen, 2007), Keiji Tanaka (Wako, 2007), Giacomo Rizzolati (Parma, 2007), Jean-Pierre Changeux (Paris, 2008), Peter W.
Two related theories of consciousness were discussed: the neural self (Antonio Damasio, Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USAF) and the global neuronal workspace (GNW; Jean-Pierre Changeux, Coll[c]ge de France et Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; Dehaene), and experimental tests of them has been presented.
Established in 1992, the prize has been awarded by La Fondation Ipsen to many prestigious specialists: Eric Kandel (New York, 1992), Jacques Paillard (Marseilles, 1993), Rodolfo Llinas (New York, 1994), Stephen Kosslyn (Cambridge, USA, 1995), Alfonso Caramazza (Cambridge, USA, 1996), Jean-Pierre Changeux (Paris, 1997), Edoardo Bisiach (Turin, 1998), Joseph LeDoux (New York, 1999), Joaquin Fuster (Los Angeles, 2000), Stanislas Dehaene (Orsay, 2001), Deepak Pandya (Boston, 2002), Uta Frith (London, 2003), Hanna and Antonio Damasio (Iowa City, 2004), Marc Jeannerod (Lyon, 2005), Faraneh Vargha-Khadem (London, 2006), Alvaro Pascual Leone (Boston, 2007) and Elizabeth Warrington (London, 2008).
The meeting will be chaired by two of the most prominent personalities in French science: Jean-Pierre Changeux, member of the Acadmie des Sciences who was behind basic research on acetylcholine receptors, and Nicole Le Douarin, pioneer of embryology research and perpetual secretary of the Acadmie des Sciences.