Search for dissertations about: "History of science"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 620 swedish dissertations containing the words History of science.

  1. 21. Shadows of Cavernous Shades: Charting the Chiaroscuro of Realistic Computing

    University dissertation from Department of Computer Science, Lund University

    Author : Erik Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; history of computing; philosophy of technology; philosophy of computing; realistic computing; virtual reality; object-orientation; business objects; software components; client server database access architectures; Computer science; numerical analysis; systems; control; Datalogi; numerisk analys; system; kontroll;

    Abstract : During the early 1990s, a novel style of programming often referred to as component-oriented programming quickly grew popular as the state-of-the-art in graphical user interface and client/server development on Windows-based personal computers, largely in competition with object-oriented programming, a partly similar, partly different programming paradigm, with which component-orientation is often compared, combined, and confused. Also during the 1990s, the world-wide web spread its arachnoid gossamer over the globe with deep-ranging ramifications for software component technology. READ MORE

  2. 22. The forgotten encyclopedia the Maurists' dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences, the unrealized rival of the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Linn Holmberg; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; the congregation of Saint-Maur; the Maurists; Dom Antoine-Joseph Pernety; the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert; the Dictionnaire de Trévoux; history of science and ideas; history of encyclopedism; history of Monasticism; history of the book; the French Enlightenment; classification and organization of knowledge; Eighteenth-Century sciences and arts; microhistory; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : In mid-eighteenth century Paris, two Benedictine monks from the Congregation of Saint-Maur – also known as the Maurists – started compiling a universal dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences. The project was initiated simultaneously with what would become one of the most famous literary enterprises in Western intellectual history: the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert. READ MORE

  3. 23. Morality Beyond Humanity : Schopenhauer, Grysanowski, and Schweitzer on Animal Ethics

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Monica Libell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Djurs etologi och psykologi; Animal ethology and psychology; Morallära; Moral science; Vetenskapshistoria; History of science; history of medicine; antivivisection; Schweitzer; Grysanowski; Schopenhauer; Germany; animal rights; animal ethics; animal welfare;

    Abstract : The study examines the character and development of the animal ethical ideas of three German thinkers: Arthur Schopenhauer, Ernst Grysanowski, and Albert Schweitzer. By situating them in their cultural and intellectual context, the study explores the differing meanings of their ethical views of animals and seeks to answer the question of how their ideas can be explained historically. READ MORE

  4. 24. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Francis Lee; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  5. 25. Reaching for the Stars : Studies in the History of Swedish Stellar and Nebular Astronomy, 1860–1940

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Gustav Holmberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; stellar astronomy; history of astronomy; astrophysics; history of modern Swedish science; scientific practice; Astronomy; Astronomi;

    Abstract : This study considers astrophysics, stellar and nebular astronomy in Sweden. Emphasis is on the role of scientific technologies and practice, and the emergence of a modern observational astronomy, supplanting classical astronomy as the most vital field of Swedish astronomy. READ MORE