metabasis


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metabasis

(mɛˈtæbəsɪs)
n
1. (Philosophy) philosophy a change or transition within an argument from one example or case to another
2. (Medicine) med a change in the symptoms of a disease, or a change in the treatment of that disease
3. (Rhetoric) rhetoric obsolete a transition or change from one subject to another
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metabasis

a transition from one subject to another. Also metabola, metabole. — metabatic, adj.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
an alteration in the nature of a disease or in its treatment. Also metabola, metabole. — metabatic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Prior to that he served as SVP Business Development for Metabasis Therapeutics.
To quote a fragment from Celan, it strives to be "the poem that really bears something (in no means transports): not metaphor, but metabasis." Wolf's poetry and Seita's translations approach languages in a manner highly attentive to the histories of the tongues, and to the histories of those who have used them.
Depois da objecao com base nas consequencias de seus argumentos contra si mesmos e em suas proprias afirmacoes, seria interessante tambem constrange-los usando o argumento da transicao por similaridade (kata to homoion metabasis).
Profili biopolitici nell'era virtuale." Metabasis: Filosofia e comunicazione 3 (Marzo 2007): 1-19.
Linong Ji has received fees for lecture presentations and for consulting from Abbott, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Metabasis, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Roche, Sanofi-Aventis, and Takeda.
He has also served as vice president, chief financial officer at Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc., as a vice president in the healthcare investment banking group at Citi Global Markets, Inc.
If Taipale means that embodiment is included as "implicated in our perception," I think he is guilty of a metabasis, since on the level of a priori intersubjectivity, we are not really dealing with (concrete, bodily) perception but with what makes perception possible.
But she just hit, you know, one afternoon all of a sudden like death into a, leaving the whole opaque mess behind, and now here we are, her own metabasis. I'm glad she was rich but frankly I'm grateful not to be picking up alone, that would be a bit much.