Search for dissertations about: "Filosofi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 811 swedish dissertations containing the word Filosofi.

  1. 1. Wittgenstein and Dogmatism in Two Traditions

    Author : Gisela Susanna Bengtsson; Juliet Floyd; Sören Stenlund; Gordon Baker; Olav Gjelsvik; Edward Minar; Marie McGinn; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Wittgenstein; conception of philosophy; dogmatism; philosophical method; Frege; elucidation; metaphor; theory;

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  2. 2. Empathy and emotions on the notion of empathy as emotional sharing

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Peter Nilsson; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The topic of this study is a notion of empathy that is common in philosophy and in the behavioral sciences. It is here referred to as ‘the notion of empathy as emotional sharing’, and it is characterized in terms of three ideas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Future generations A challenge for moral theory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Krister Bykvist; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; time partiality; contingent preferences; population ethics; actualism; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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. Non-linear belief revision : Foundations and applications : by John Cantwell

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John Cantwell; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Belief revision; iterated belief revision; non-linear belief revision; epistemic entrenchment; plausibility relations; possibility relations; preferential relations; sources of information; contradictory information; non- prioritised belief revision; AGM; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : Three structures for belief revision: plausability relations on states, relations of epistemic entrenchment on propositions and systems of spheres (hypertheories), are generalised to the non-linear (non-connected) case. The further generalisation to the case of sets of such structures is also investigated. READ MORE