Search for dissertations about: "History and philosophy subjects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words History and philosophy subjects.

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

    Author : Karin Havemose; Bo Göranzon; Lena Fritzén; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Invention; innovation; reflective practice; analogical thinking; dialogue; tacit knowledge; epistemology; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    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

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

    Author : Peter Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi; empathy; emotion; sympathy; compassion; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk 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

  3. 3. Contested Landscapes/Contested Heritage : history and heritage in Sweden and their archaeological implications concerning the interpretation of the Norrlandian past

    Author : David Loeffler; Lars Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Scandinavia; Sweden; Norrland; Norrbotten; Västerbotten; Lappland; Ångermanland; Medelpad; Jämtland; Härjedalen; Hälsingland; Gästrikland; history; prehistory; archaeology; philosophy; antiquarianism; heritage; cultural management; identity; Fleck; thought-collective; thought-style; colonialism; colony; periphery; hinterland; kingdom; empire; industrialism; nationalism; romanticism; Sámi; Stone Age; Mesolithic; Neolithic; semi-subterranean; dwelling; typology; C14; shoreline displacement; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This case study explores how geo-political power structures influence and/or determine the conception, acceptance and maintenance of what is considered to be valid archaeological knowledge. The nature of this contingency is exemplified through an examination of how the prehistory of Norrland, a region traditionally considered and portrayed as peripheral vis-à-vis the centre-South, was interpreted and presented by Swedish archaeologists during the 20th century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Two Quests for Unity : John Dewey, R. G. Collingwood, and the Persistence of Idealism

    Author : Bruno Hamnell; Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; John Dewey; R. G. Collingwood; Idealism; Pragmatism; Liberalism; Unity; Experience; Practical Knowledge; Intellectual History; History of Philosophy; Anglo-America;

    Abstract : After having dominated philosophical thought in Britain and the United States during the end of the nineteenth century, idealism was in steady decline by the outbreak of World War I. Its ideas and ideals seemed unsuited to face the transition from Victorianism to modernism and the rapid social changes of the post-war era. READ MORE

  5. 5. Philosophical and empirical investigations in nanoethics

    Author : Marion Godman; Sven Ove Hansson; David Koepsell; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; History and philosophy subjects; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen;

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