Search for dissertations about: "History subjects History of science and ideas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words History subjects History of science and ideas.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    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

  2. 2. Taming exotic beauties Swedish hydropower constructions in Tanzania in the era of development assistance, 1960s-1990s

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History of Science and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : May-Britt Öhman; KTH.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology and industry; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknik- och industrihistoria; History of science and technology; Hydropower; Electrification; Postcolonial Theory; Feminist Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Colonialism; Development assistance; Africa; Tanzania; Southern Highlands; Great Ruaha River; Vetenskapshistoria; Teknikhistori; Vattenkraftsutbyggnad – Tanzania; Kolonialism – Tanzania; Utvecklingsbistånd – Tanzania; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the history of a large hydroelectric scheme – the Great Ruaha power project in Tanzania. The objective is to establish why and how this specific scheme came about, and as part of this to identify the key actors involved in the decision-making process, including the ideological contexts within which they acted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ramism, Rhetoric and Reform An Intellectual Biography of Johan Skytte (1577–1645)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny Ingemarsdotter; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johan Skytte; history of education; Ramism; Petrus Ramus; utility; merit; humanism; Late Renaissance; Sweden; Age of Greatness; patriotism; Hesse-Kassel; the University of Marburg; Uppsala University; Charles IX; Gustav II Adolf; Vasa; Neo-Latin; dissertation; oration; rhetoric; reform; the mathematical arts; eloquence; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science and ideas; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This thesis is an intellectual biography of the Swedish statesman Johan Skytte (1577–1645), focusing on his educational ideals and his contributions to educational reform in the early Swedish Age of Greatness. Although born a commoner, Skytte rose to be one of the most powerful men in Sweden in the first half of the seventeenth century, serving three generations of regents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building American entrepreneurs : male commercial selves and the road to success in the US 1873-1914

    University dissertation from Brighton : University of Sussex

    Author : Björn Kjellander; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; entrepreneur; United States; narrative; literary realism; literary naturalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Aesthetic subjects Literature; Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the origins of the American entrepreneur, what popularly has been called the self-made man. It traces the building of the self-made man as a commercial ideal self, leading to the narratives of US entrepreneurship and the road to ‘success’. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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