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Showing result 21 - 25 of 356 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects.

  1. 21. 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

  2. 22. Distribution and Differences Stratification and the System of Reproduction in a Swedish Peasant Community 1620-1820

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Jonas Lindström; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Peasant; stratification; inequality; reproduction; resources; distribution; social mobility; household; family; community; landholding; principles; conditions; social structure; feudalism; early modern period; Björskog; Sweden; agrarian history; social history; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the character, conditions and change of peasant stratification in early modern Sweden. Wherever and whenever one looks, one finds that resources were unevenly spread among peasant households. In the literature, there are different, and conflicting, views compatible with this finding. READ MORE

  3. 23. Trust, risk and vulnerability towards a philosophy of risk communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Madeleine Hayenhjelm; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk communication; two-way communication; democratic approach; equality; asymmetry; vulnerability; trust; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is a philosophical contribution to the theories on risk communication. The topic of risk communication is approached from several different angles, but with a normative focus on equality and vulnerability.Essay I is a comment on risk perception theory and the psychometric model in particular. READ MORE

  4. 24. National Relations : Public diplomacy, national identity and the Swedish Institute 1945-1970

    University dissertation from Lund : Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Nikolas Glover; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish Institute; public diplomacy; cultural diplomacy; Sweden; history; twentieth century; national identity; nationalism; image of Sweden; Swedishness; communication history; propaganda; cultural exchange; foreign policy; cultural policy; Cold War; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the first twenty-five years of the semi-governmental Swedish Institute for Cultural Exchange with Foreign Countries. Specifically, this is done through an analysis of the Institute’s funding, its policy discussions and its produced materials. READ MORE

  5. 25. A Call for Scientific Purity : Axel Hägerström's Critique of Legal Science

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för rättshistorisk forskning (The Ohlin Foundation for Legal History)

    Author : Max Lyles; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Legal history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Rättshistoria; Historia; History; Legal history; Axel Hägerström 1868-1939 ; Uppsala School; Scandinavian Legal Realism; philosophy; anti-metaphysics; anti-subjectivism; legal philosophy; legal science; legal positivism; legal realism; Begriffsjurisprudenz; natural law; Sweden;

    Abstract : The subject matter of this study forms an analysis of Axel Hägerström’s (1868-1939) theories of law and legal science - ideas that were formative both for the Uppsala School and Scandinavian Legal Realism. By means of a close analysis of Hägerström’s epistemology and ontology, the general principles of his theory of science have been outlined, especially the marked stance of anti-metaphysics (anti-subjectivism), the logical notion of reality, and the application of conceptual analyses. READ MORE