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Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi.

  1. 1. Non-linear belief revision : Foundations and applications : by John Cantwell

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John Cantwell; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  2. 2. Falling Freely : Anselm of Canterbury on the Will

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Tomas Ekenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Anselm of Canterbury; will; choice; action; free will; determinism; metaphysics; ethics; evil; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis clarifies the concept of will in Anselm of Canterbury in the context of his overall theologico-philosophical project. The will is central to Anselm's understanding of freedom of choice (libertas arbitrii), which he defines as “the power to keep rightness of will”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Authority-based argumentative strategies : Three models for their evaluation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Taeda Jovičić [Tomic]; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; argumentative strategies; reasoning and social aspects of argumentative activities; argumentative groups; audience groups; acceptability; effectiveness; challenge; evaluation; authority; dialectic; rhetoric; pragma-dialectics; logic of dialogue; profiles of dialogue; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is on argumentative strategies based on authority. In its first half, three of the most elaborate and influential approaches in argumentation theory, related to the models developed in this work, are analyzed: Douglas Walton's dialectical frame for analysis of arguments from expert opinion; Frans van Eemeren and Peter Houtlosser's pragma-dialectical approach to strategic maneuvering in argumentation; the concept of strategy used in Else Barth and Erik Krabbe's formal dialectics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modal syllogistics in the Middle Ages

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Lagerlund; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; modal syllogistic; modal logic; Middle Ages; Aristotle; Robert Kilwardby; Albert the Great; Averroes Ibn Rushd ; Richard of Campsall; William of Ockham; John Buridan; Pseudo-Scotus; Albert of Saxony; Marsilius of Inghen; Jodocus Trutfetter; George of Brussels; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the first systematic study of the development of the theory of modal syllogistic during the Middle Ages. It traces the theory from the first commentators, after the rediscovery of Aristotle's Prior Analytics in the twelfth century, to the end of the Middle Ages in the fifteenth century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coherence : Studies in epistemology and belief revision

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik J. Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; coherence; justification; belief revision; epistemology; AGM; Bonjour; Lehrer; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of seven papers and a comprehensive summary. The subject matter is so-calledcoherence theories of justification, according to which epistemic justification, and ultimately knowledge,is essentially a matter of relations between beliefs, of how well they hang together. READ MORE