Search for dissertations about: "Applied ethics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words Applied ethics.

  1. 1. Human Dignity : A Study in Medical Ethics

    Author : Sofia Morberg Jämterud; Elena Namli; Hille Haker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human dignity; Medical Ethics; Empirical Ethics; Narrative Analysis; Christian Ethics; Vulnerability; Autonomy; Responsibility; Mikhail Bakhtin; Palliative Care; Neonatal Care; Etik; Ethics; Människovärde; Medicinsk etik; Palliativ vård; neontalvård; empirisk etik;

    Abstract : Human dignity is an enunciated ethical principle in many societies, and it has elicited a great deal of interest, not least because it is central in health care. However, it has also been the subject of criticism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weighing Animal Lives : A Critical Assessment of Justification and Prioritization in Animal-Rights Theories

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; Carl-Henric Grenholm; Frans W. A. Brom; Per Sundman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Animal rights; justification; prioritization; applied ethics; proper function; justice; rights language; vivisection; rights conflict; Ethics; Etik; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : The project underlying this dissertation aims at analyzing three pro-animal-rights theories, evaluating the theories, and outlining an alternative theoretical account of animal rights. The analytical categories are justification and function of animal rights, the definition of the right holder, and the resolution approach to rights conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Moral Lessons from Psychology : Contemporary Themes in Psychological Research and their Relevance for Ethical Theory

    Author : Henrik Ahlenius; Jonas Olson; Frans Svensson; Antti Kauppinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; consequentialism; deontology; emotion; ethics; evolution; innate; moral judgment; moral philosophy; psychology; utilitarianism; virtue; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the implications for moral philosophy of research in psychology. In addition to an introduction and concluding remarks, the thesis consists of four chapters, each exploring various more specific challenges or inputs to moral philosophy from cognitive, social, personality, developmental, and evolutionary psychology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Doctors Behind Borders : The Ethics of Skilled Worker Emigration

    Author : Yusuf Yuksekdag; Elin Palm; Göran Collste; Kjersti Fjørtoft; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Brain drain; compulsory service; contracts; emigration; ethics; health workers; medical brain drain; skilled workers; responsibility; the right to exit; vulnerability; non-ideal theory; Etik; kontrakt; kunskapsflykt; mänskliga rättigheter; migration; moraliskt ansvar; obligatoriska vårdprogram; rättighet; utsatta grupper; vårdpersonal;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis within applied ethics consists of four articles together with a cover essay. All articles concern the ethics of skilled health worker emigration from under-served and resourcepoor regions, often referred to as ‘medical brain drain’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Workplace Ethics : Some practical and foundational problems

    Author : Anders J Persson; Sven Ove Hansson; Matti Häyry; Anders Persson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ethics; contract of employment; ethics; ethical criteria; health and safety standards; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis is twofold: first, to analyse some practical ethical problems that stem from the workplace and the working environment and to offer guidelines concerning how such problems can be solved; second, to illuminate how the specific nature of work and the working environment is intimately connected to the relation between the employee and the employing entity, as set forth in an employment contract, and how the form and content of such contracts are, among other things, determined by culturally and socially established ideas. The normative question to be addressed is thus: which of these ideas should be maintained? This can be seen as a second-order, or more fundamental, ethical question whose answer depends on determining which normative principles are right. READ MORE