Subjects: Medicine and Health.
adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...
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Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World; Classical Literature.
The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically...
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in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics
ublished online December 2015
Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World; Classical Philosophy.
For most Greek states our evidence is too poor and patchy for us to be able to say much. We know a little about 5th-cent. bce Athens. Sir K. Popper famously praised it as an ‘open society’ but the...
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