Search for dissertations about: "Filosofiämnen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word Filosofiämnen.

  1. 1. Ethical aspects of owning human biological material

    Author : Barbro Björkman; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; biological material; ownership; rights; organ donation; property; commodification; kidney; virtue ethics; natural rights; transplantation; transplant; social organisation; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

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  2. 2. Virtue Ethics, Bioethics, and the Ownership of Biological Material

    Author : Barbro Björkman; Sven Ove Hansson; Brad Hooker; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Biological material; ownership; rights; organ; donation; property; commodification; kidney; virtue ethics; natural rights; transplantation; transplant; social organisation; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to show how some ideas in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics can be interpreted and used as a productive way to approach a number of pressing issues in bioethics. Articles I-II introduce, and endorse, a social constructivist perspective on rights (as opposed to the more traditional natural rights idea). READ MORE

  3. 3. Groundless knowledge : a Humean solution to the problem of skepticism

    Author : Henrik Bohlin; Alastari Hannay; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; skepticism; Hume; Wittgenstein; externalism; Strawson; naturalistic epistemology; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi; Kunskapsteori; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to develop a solution to the problem of skepticism about the external world ("skepticism", for short), inspired primarily by Hume's "skeptical solution" to the problem of skepticism about induction, but also by epistemological externalism and Wittgenstein's discussion of skeptical doubts in On Certainty. The author accepts certain elements in P. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    Author : Krister Bykvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; time partiality; contingent preferences; population ethics; actualism; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with preferentialism, a family of theories claiming that moral considerationsshould be based entirely on preferences. The emphasis is on preference utilitarianism,according to which preferences determine the values of outcomes and these values determinewhat we should do. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deflationism : A Use-Theoretic Analysis of the Truth-Predicate

    Author : Arvid Båve; Peter Pagin; Panu Raatikainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; truth; deflationism; disquotationalism; proposition; use-theory; semantics; nominalism; inferentialism; assertibility; that-clause; singular term; Tarski; Horwich; Field; meaning; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : I here develop a specific version of the deflationary theory of truth. I adopt a terminology on which deflationism holds that an exhaustive account of truth is given by the equivalence between truth-ascriptions and de-nominalised (or disquoted) sentences. READ MORE