Search for dissertations about: "Continental philosophy"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Continental philosophy.

  1. 1. Uncontainable Life A Biophilosophy of Bioart

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marietta Radomska; Jami Weinstein; Nina Lykke; Patricia MacCormack; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bioart; uncontainable life; the non living; death; continental philosophy; feminist theory; Deleuze and Guattari studies; posthumanist feminism; critical life studies; animal studies; gender; bioscience; biotechnology; matter; assemblage; affect; human nonhuman relations.; Biokonst; otyglat liv; the non living; död; kontinental filosofi; feministisk teori; studier av Deleuze och Guattari; posthumanistisk feminism; kritiska livsstudier; djurstudier; genus; biovetenskap; bioteknologi; materia; assemblage; affekt; mänskliga icke-mänskliga relationer;

    Abstract : Uncontainable Life: A Biophilosophy of Bioart investigates the ways in which thinking through the contemporary hybrid artistico-scientific practices of bioart is a biophilosophical practice, one that contributes to a more nuanced understanding of life than we encounter in mainstream academic discourse. When examined from a Deleuzian feminist perspective and in dialogue with contemporary bioscience, bioartistic projects reveal the inadequacy of asking about life’s essence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speaking Other Times : Hannah Arendt and the Temporality of Politics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Literature

    Author : Frida Buhre; Ann Öhrberg; Patrik Mehrens; Peg Birmingham; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rhetorical Theory; Hannah Arendt; Temporality; Political Imaginaries; Continental Philosophy; Rhetoric; Retorik; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Political rhetoric frequently utilizes imaginaries of time. Ideas of an eternally sanctioned principle, a historical tradition, a future to come, or a radical change in the present are all part of the temporal toolkit of political rhetoric. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incalculable Community

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jonna Pettersson; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Community; Sameness; Citizenship; Democracy; Space; Continental philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that the Western thinking of political community has assumed the community to require a unity or unifying principle that serves as delineation. It suggests that sameness, reflected in history, space, language, or reason, has been assumed as the condition of possibility of the political community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Articulable Humanity Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hilda Härgestam Strandberg; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Annie Gagiano; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African literature; Nuruddin Farah; narrative ethics; ethical criticism; precariousness; vulnerability; human dignity; Emmanuel Lévinas; Adriana Cavarero; Judith Butler; postcolonial theory; feminism.; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Fokus för avhandlingen, Att uttrycka det mänskliga: narrativ etik i Nuruddin Farah’s trilogier, är de nio romaner publicerade mellan 1979 och 2011 som tillsammans utgör Nuruddin Farah’s tre trilogier: ”Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship,” bestående av Sweet and Sour Milk (1979), Sardines (1981), Close Sesame (1983); “Blood in the Sun,” bestående av Maps (1986), Gifts (1993), Secrets (1998); samt “Past Imperfect,” bestående av Links (2003), Knots (2007), Crossbones (2011). Tematiska och stilistiska skillnader till trots så är dessa trilogier och romaner märkbart sammanhängande i sitt fokus. READ MORE