biological theory

biological theory

A term of art referring to the physiological and neurochemical variables that contribute to suicide risk.
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But the two most important theories are: 1) The biological theory of myopia or heredity theory and 2) The use-abuse theory of myopia or close work theory.
He returns to this idea in his Epilogue, where he offers a cogent critique of the neurologist Antonio Damasio's biological theory of affect.
The role of chance and accident can never be eliminated from any biological theory, nor should they be.
Haider-Markel & Joslyn, 2008; Hegarty, 2002), these findings might suggest that the biological theory of sexuality also accomplishes the defensive function of maintaining clear-cut intergroup boundaries.
Among the topics are Helmholtz and the problem of externality in perception, the antinomy of the teleological power of judgment, transcendental epistemology in biological theory, the conditions of possibility of the problem of values in the humanities and social sciences, the crucial role of pure apperception within the framework of Kant's theory of synthesis and cognition, and Hegel's critical reception of Kant's conception of objectivity.
Crane applies an evolutionary biological theory to understand the symbiosis, revising existing theories of domestication.
To accommodate varying knowledge levels, they introduce the basics of skeletal biological theory along with in-depth discussions of the scientific methods and more recent applications of skeletal biology, such as using isotope analysis.
That's not part of the biological theory itself, but 'a metaphysical or theological add-on' (133).
Andrew Delton, also a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Evolutionary Psycholog, added, "Our simulations explain that the reason people are more generous than economic and biological theory would predict is due to the inherent uncertainty of social life.
Proust, Joelle (2006), "Why Evolution Has to Matter to Cognitive Psychology and to Philosophy of Mind," Biological Theory 1(4): 346-348.
This notion of evolution of a design is what I find fascinating - the application of a biological theory and human behaviour to product development - the antithesis of design protection.
She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Biological Theory and of the Editorial Board of Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science.

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