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Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy.

  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. Workplace Ethics Some practical and foundational problems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anders J Persson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Philosophy; Ethics; contract of employment; ethics; ethical criteria; health and safety standards; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis is twofold: first, to analyse some practical ethical problems that stem from the workplace and the working environment and to offer guidelines concerning how such problems can be solved; second, to illuminate how the specific nature of work and the working environment is intimately connected to the relation between the employee and the employing entity, as set forth in an employment contract, and how the form and content of such contracts are, among other things, determined by culturally and socially established ideas. The normative question to be addressed is thus: which of these ideas should be maintained? This can be seen as a second-order, or more fundamental, ethical question whose answer depends on determining which normative principles are right. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Peter Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  5. 5. Libertarianism and Potential Agents A Libertarian View of the Moral Rights of Foetuses and Children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anna-Karin Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; abortion; active passive; intention foresight; libertarianism; negative rights; positive rights; potential agents; 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 : This essay advances a libertarian theory of moral rights, which responds effectively to some serious objections that have been raised against libertarianism. I show how libertarianism can explain children’s rights to certain physical integrity and aid. READ MORE