Search for dissertations about: "Heidegger"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word Heidegger.

  1. 1. Enigmatic origins tracing the theme of historicity through Heidegger's works

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Hans Ruin; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Heidegger; historicity; phenomenology; hermeneutics; temporality; Augenblick; truth; Ereignis; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The preoccupation with the "historicity" of thought and existence is central to thehermeneutic-phenomenological branch of modern philosophy. Its foremostrepresentative is Martin Heidegger, who in his main work Sein und Zeit (1927)developed a theory of historicity, according to which human beings not only exist inhistory, but are themselves historical. READ MORE

  2. 2. The hermeneutics of medicine and the phenomenology of health : steps towards a philosophy of medical practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Fredrik Svenaeus; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Medicin - allmänt; Filosofi; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Attunement; clinical encounter; Gadamer; Heidegger; hermeneutics of medicine; phenomenology of illness; philosophy of medical practice; theory of health; understanding; unhomelikeness;

    Abstract : This study is an attempt to develop an ontology and epistemology of medicine with the aid of the philosophical theories of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Medicine, in this work, is considered to be a particular form of practice with a certain intersubjective structure, rather than an assembly of scientific theories and technologies applied in the clinic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resaying the Human Levinas Beyond Humanism and Antihumanism

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Carl Cederberg; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Levinas; Heidegger; The Human; Humanism; Critique; Antihumanism; Human Rights; The Other; Universalism; Violence; Responsibility; Transcendence; The Political; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : In this reading a notion of the human is developed through an engagement with the work of French philosopher Emanuel Levinas. The argument is that, with the help of Levinas, it is possible for the idea of the human to be understood anew, for the notion to be ‘resaid’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognition and Cultural Context : An Inquiry into Gadamer's Theory of Context-Dependence

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Philosophy and Linguistics, Umeå University

    Author : Anders Odenstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Context-dependence; presupposition; tradition; historicism; hermeneutics; Gadamer; Dilthey; Heidegger; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the problem of the context-dependence of thought, as dealt with by the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002). Gadamer stresses what he sees as the difficulty of bringing to awareness and criticising influences which preserve such dependence, and the role of traditions (Überlieferungen) in this regard. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Possibility of Discussion : Relativism, Truth, and Criticism of Religious Beliefs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Etik och Religionsfilosofi

    Author : Hugo Strandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; discussion; relativism; truth; criticism of religious beliefs; fideism; objectivity; universality; Wittgenstein; Davidson; Heidegger; Swinburne; Religionsfilosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Philosophy of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : The dissertation seeks to address the issue of how fruitful discussion of religious beliefs is possible, i.e. how it is criticism of religious beliefs is possible. In the philosophy of religion, discussions of religious beliefs are often understood as starting from putative universal norms and rules for argumentation. READ MORE