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Ashton, E. and Savona, G. (1991) Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance, Routledge.
Atkin, G., Walsh, C. and Watkins, S. (1995) Studying Literature: a Practical Introduction, Harvester/Wheatsheaf.
Hayman, R. (1999) How to Read a Play, Grove Press.
Wickham, G. (1999) (2nd edition) A History o
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2.8 The Gricean Programme

Before considering any further potential criticisms of Grice's position, let us step back and consider his wider importance to philosophy: his contribution to what is often called The Gricean Programme. Grice himself was not really a Gricean in this sense, since he was not committed to all elements of the programme that bears his name. But Grice's influence has been as great as it has in part because of the way in which his ideas have been co-opted into this broader programme.

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The outlook for patients with end-stage liver disease is grim. Currently, liver transplantation is the only cure. However, early intervention can change the course of a patient's health. The team at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) helps patients and their families get in front of liver disease by performing living donor liver transplants before the liver failure progresses and patients become gravely ill. Watch as UMMC patients, doctors and transplant coordinators discuss th
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WHITEOUT: Topological evolution of embedded geometries
Whiteout documents the design, fabrication and installation of a full scale prototype using a predictive mesh relaxation algorithm while the physical construct made from white spandex fabric, steel tube, wood members and aluminum connectors verifies the virtual assumptions.
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3.1 Your experience of innovation

Before I look in more detail at what's involved in the processes of invention and innovation, I want you to consider your own experience of innovation as an end user.

Now attempt Exercise 1. Consider the impact of one innovation on you and your family and, using the internet, look briefly at the development history behind that innovation. You'll need to make notes summarising what you discover, so make sure you have some means of recording the information and your comments.


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Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
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2.1 Classifications of law

We have seen that law covers a wide variety of matters and plays a significant role in society. We have learnt that our legal system is made up of both a criminal justice system and a
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8.3 The AND operation

The AND operation combines two binary words bit by bit according to the rules

  • 0 AND 0 = 0

  • 0 AND 1 = 0

  • 1 AND 0 = 0

  • 1 AND 1 = 1

In other words, only when both bits are 1 is the result 1. You may find it helpful to think of it this way: when one bit is one and the other bit is 1 the result is 1.

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11 Leadership Lessons from Alexander the Great
Visionary, team builder, mentor, he shows us some timeless leadership lessons but also some glaring failures.
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11.4 Vaccine safety

Horton, R. (2004) ‘The lessons of MMR’, The Lancet, 363, 6 March 2004, pp 747–749 Elsevier. Copyright © 2004 Elsevier.

In a review of the unintended effects associated with MMR, Jefferson and colleagues10 found that the reporting of safety outcomes in MMR vaccine studies was inadequate. Here is a constantly repeated scenario in health-technology assessment (another example: the row over the safety of calcium-channel blockers). A product undergoes limited
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9 Summary

In this unit you have found out that:

  • The sensation of pain is caused by the release of a chemical (prostaglandin) that stimulates the nerve endings and sends an electrical message to the brain.

  • Pain can be reduced if the formation of prostaglandin can be inhibited.

  • Prostaglandin is formed, from arachidonic acid, in a cavity in the active site of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX).

  • Geometrical isomerism can be
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Intelligent Life: A walk on America's wild side
Having journeyed through South Dakota's Badlands in countless westerns, Simon Barnes was determined to hear the coyote chorus for himself. He talks to Matthew Sweet about the history of the National Parks, their impact on American culture, and how they are now wilder than ever
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3.2 Some general properties of galaxies

Firstly, we note that galaxies tend to occur in clusters rather than singly. The mutual gravitational attraction of galaxies naturally tends to hold them on paths that remain close to each other. Typically a cluster contains tens or hundreds of galaxies. There are, however, large clusters with thousands of galaxies, and there are some solitary galaxies. Our own Galaxy is a member of a smallish cluster of about 36 galaxies called the Local Group (see Author(s): The Open University

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