Search for dissertations about: "Existentialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Existentialism.

  1. 1. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Author : Daniel Andersson; Bengt Landgren; Roland Lysell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking Ontological Security Theory : Conceptual Investigations into 'Self' and 'Anxiety'

    Author : Nina C. Krickel-Choi; Karl Gustafsson; Sebastian Larsson; Brent J. Steele; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anxiety; body; concepts; embodiment; existentialism; Giddens; identity; IR theory; Japan; Laing; North Korea; ontological security; phenomenology; psychological constructivism; recovering meaning; security studies; self; sovereignty; states; Taiwan; internationella relationer; International Relations;

    Abstract : The growing literature on ontological security has generated important insights about the behaviour of individuals, groups, and states in international politics. It has thereby greatly contributed to the discipline of International Relations (IR), especially to IR theory and the sub-field of Security Studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Spirit of Revolt : Nikolai Berdiaev's Existential Gnosticism

    Author : Fabian Linde; Per-Arne Bodin; Elena Namli; Irene Masing-Delic; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian philosophy; Berdyaev; Berdiaev; Hans Jonas; Russian religious philosophy; gnosticism; gnosis; existentialism; gnostic return; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of the Russian religious philosopher Nikolai Berdiaev (1874-1948). The aim of the thesis is to re-examine the alleged gnostic subtext in Berdiaev’s thought by exploring a number of interrelated motifs in his world outlook, teaching on man and theory of knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Critical God : Revisiting Reinhold Niebuhr's existential turn in the realist tradition

    Author : Guilherme Marques-Pedro; Howard Williams; Andrew Linklater; David McLellan; Campbell Craig; UK Aberystwyth University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; International Relations Theory; Realism; Liberalism; Existentialism; Christian Theology; Reinhold Niebuhr; Thomas Hobbes; Statskunskap; Political Science;

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  5. 5. The Psychology of Worldviews : Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    Author : Artur Nilsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE