Search for dissertations about: "American philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words American philosophy.

  1. 1. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anders Hallengren; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hilary Putnam on Meaning and Necessity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Author : Anders Öberg; Sören Stenlund; Sharon Rider; Pierre Wagner; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of language; philosophy of science; philosophy of mathematics; Hilary Putnam; W.V. Quine; Rudolf Carnap; realism; anti-realism; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation on Hilary Putnam's philosophy, I investigate his development regarding meaning and necessity, in particular mathematical necessity. Putnam has been a leading American philosopher since the end of the 1950s, becoming famous in the 1960s within the school of analytic philosophy, associated in particular with the philosophy of science and the philosophy of language. READ MORE

  3. 3. PROTOTYPING PLATEAU GEHRY_CONNECTIVES : Reading Frank Gehry’s experiments through Deleuze and Guattari

    University dissertation from Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Lund University

    Author : Pawel Szychalski; [2020-05-13]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gehry; Deleuze; architecture; philosophy; diagram; architectural design process; rhizome; painting; architectural design action; virtual;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to describe and interpret the design practice of an American architect, Frank O. Gehry through concepts developed by French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and his collaborator, French psychotherapist, philosopher and activist, Félix Guattari. READ MORE

  4. 4. American Dervish : Making Mevlevism in the United States of America

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Simon Sorgenfrei; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sufism; Mevlevi Sufism; Esotericism; Performance; Ritual; Islam; Women and Religion; Rumi; Mevlevi Order of America;

    Abstract : In the late 1970s, the Turkish Mevlevi Sufi sheikh Süleyman Dede arrived from Konya, Turkey, in the United States. There he initiated a number of individuals primarily belonging to American esoteric groups as sheikhs in the Mevlevi order, known in Euro-America as the whirling dervishes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, language and discourse

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE