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Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen.

  1. 1. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Konsten att uppfinna hjulet två gånger om uppfinnandets teknik och estetik

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Karin Havemose; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Invention; innovation; reflective practice; analogical thinking; dialogue; tacit knowledge; epistemology; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : “There is no need to reinvent the wheel” – a cliché, often told when you want to come up with something new that in someway can be connected to something that already exist. This study shows the opposite – that inventions emanate from what is given. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Krister Bykvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; timepartiality; 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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