in The Moral Authority of Nature
December 2003; p ublished online March 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 11643 words.
This chapter analyzes the scandal provoked by Bernard Mandeville's The Fable of the Bees among eighteenth-century readers in terms of the “cunning” that disguises the second nature of...
in Galileo's Visions
December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience. 11577 words.
The traditional view of Galileo’s science is that of a powerful but rather detached approach to the investigation of the world, based on the precision of mathematics and the validity of...
in Selected Philosophical and Scientific Writings
September 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 8419 words.
This chapter presents Marquise Du Châtelet's English translation of Bernard Mandeville's The Fable of the Bees. The first selection is the preface Du Châtelet wrote for her translation of...
in The Encyclopedia of Mammals
January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3471 words.
There is no animal more enshrined in the myths of northern cultures than the gray wolf. Aesop's fables celebrated its
May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .
Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 256 pages.
Feelings, impulses, wishes, and fantasies—the dynamic content of the inner world—occupy the deepest recesses of the psyche. It is through introspection and empathy, essential to...
in Promising Genomics
February 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 1539 words.
In the deCODE mass media stories, no one leveraged the saga effect better than Robert Kunzig in his December 1998 piece in Discover, “Blood of the Vikings.” The issue was on U.S. newsstands...
in The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations
May 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 19961 words.
Leadership has fascinated people since antiquity. This fascination has given rise to countless intergenerational transmissions and replications of leadership stories, legends, fables, and...