Search for dissertations about: "Body and soul"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Body and soul.

  1. 1. Soul and Self in Vedic India

    Author : Per-Johan Norelius; Nils Billing; Jens Wilhelm Borgland; Joel Brereton; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Vedic religion; Brāhmaṇas; Upaniṣads; ritual interiorization; soul; personhood; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The study employs the analytical concept of “soul” as an umbrella term under which, it is argued, a variety of conceptions pertaining to life, personality, consciousness, and afterlife may be usefully grouped to-gether and analyzed. A survey is conducted of the various Vedic con-cepts which fall within this category, their development being traced from the earliest times to the close of the Vedic era. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive and Moral Psychology in Renaissance Philosophy: A Study of Juan Luis Vives' De anima et vita

    Author : Lorenzo Casini; Lilli Alanen; Simo Knuuttila; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Juan Luis Vives; Renaissance; psychology; self-knowledge; scepticism; soul; body; immortality; perception; imagination; mind; will; memory; emotions.; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the cognitive and moral psychology of Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540), paying close attention to the background out of which his views developed. Vives’ philosophical reflections on the human soul are mainly concentrated in his treatise De anima et vita (1538), which became very influential during the century after its publication. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Multiform Desire : A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Pauliina Remes; Catherine Rowett; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ancient Philosophy; Plato; Appetite; Desire; Epithymia; Soul; Tripartition; Multiform; Poikilos; Timaeus; Republic; Phaedrus; Embodiment; Incarnation; Necessity; Philosopher-kings; Allegory of the Cave; Noble Lie; Poetry; Multi-headed Beast; Game; Play; Rhetoric; Dialectic; Deception.; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus. In recent research is it often suggested that Plato considers appetite (i) to pertain to the essential needs of the body, (ii) to relate to a distinct set of objects, e.g. food or drink, and (iii) to cause behaviour aiming at sensory pleasure. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Her Point of View : Woman's Anti-World in the Poetry of Anna Świrszczyńska

    Author : Renata Ingbrant; Leonard Neuger; Ebba Witt-Brattström; Ewa Kraskowska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; the grotesque; ekphrastic poetry; the Warsaw Uprising; poetry of witness; the city lament; studium and punctum; the abject abjection; body-soul dualism; Świrszczyńska Swir; Miłosz; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This book is a monograph about Anna Świrszczyńska’s poetry. It may be described as one woman’s attempt to read another woman’s literary work by taking into account established canons as well as the tools of feminist literary analysis. Part One begins with a discussion of Świrszczyńska’s biography (Chapter One). READ MORE

  5. 5. De musica liber VI / Aurelius Augustinus : A critical edition with a translation and an introduction

    Author : Martin Jacobsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Augustine of Hippo; Late Antique philosophy and theology; artes liberales; De musica; numeri rhythms ; relation between body and soul; sense perception; unitas; the ordering of the universe; contemplation of God; Deus creator omnium; Latin; latin;

    Abstract : Around the time of his famous conversion in 386, Augustine planned to dedicate a treatise to each of the artes liberales. However, he finished only a work on grammar and the first part of the De musica (books I-VI), which deals with rhythmus\the second part, which was to treat melos, was never written, since Augustine became occupied with his ecclesiastical career. READ MORE