Search for dissertations about: "History Of Sciences and Ideas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 swedish dissertations containing the words History Of Sciences and Ideas.

  1. 1. Tools of the Trade : Medical Devices and Practice in Sweden and Denmark, 1855-1897

    Author : Kristin Halverson; Peter Josephson; Leif Runefelt; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of medicine; medical devices; nineteenth century medicine; medical technologies; Swedish history of medicine; Danish history of medicine; medicinhistoria; medicinska instrument; 1800tals medicinhistoria; medicinska teknologier; svensk medicinhistoria; dansk medicinhistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nineteenth-century medicine is characterised by rapid technological change, new methods of diagnostics and treatments of disease, far-reaching developments in medical science, and professionalisation. This has led to great interest in the period and a large body of scholarly and popular research. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Public law; Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Political science; 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

  3. 3. Trees of Knowledge : Science and the Shape of Genealogy

    Author : Petter Hellström; H. Otto Sibum; Jenny Beckman; Hanna Hodacs; John Tresch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural history of science; science and metaphor; science and visual representation; family trees; tree diagrams; information management; classification; natural history; philology; music theory; genealogy; evolution; secularisation; Enlightenment; French Revolution; Augustin Augier 1758–1825 ; Félix Gallet 1773–c. 1840 47 ; Henri Montan Berton 1767–1844 .; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This study investigates early employments of family trees in the modern sciences, in order to historicise their iconic status and now established uses, notably in evolutionary biology and linguistics. Moving beyond disciplinary accounts to consider the wider cultural background, it examines how early uses within the sciences transformed family trees as a format of visual representation, as well as the meanings invested in them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational imaginaries : a genealogy of the digital citizen

    Author : Lina Rahm; Andreas Fejes; Henrik Nordvall; Pelle Snickars; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Popular education; non-formal adult education; computer policy; computer history; educational history; educational imaginaries; digital citizenship; problematizations; genealogy; Folkbildning; datapolitik; utbildningshistoria; datorhistoria; sociotekniska föreställningar; digitalt medborgarskap; problematiseringar; genealogi;

    Abstract : This thesis makes use of a genealogical approach to map out and explainhow and why computers and citizenship have become so closely connected.It examines the historical continuities and disruptions, and the role thatpopular education has played in this interrelation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seven Years That Shook Economic and Social Thinking : Reflections on the Revolution in Communist Economics 1985-1991

    Author : Bengt Svensson; Thomas Jonter; Ulf Jonsson; Ronny Pettersson; Ann-Mari Sätre Åhlander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; perestroíka; planned economy; labour theory of value; socialist market; market socialism; market economics; shock therapy; gradual transition; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main theme of this study is to analyze the Soviet economic theoretical debate in the period 1985 – 1991. This period of reconstruction gave possibilities of a more free debate. READ MORE