Search for dissertations about: "Ideas"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 1163 swedish dissertations containing the word Ideas.

  1. 11. Mechanicus : Performing an Early Modern Persona

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jacob Orrje; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; mechanics; performance; virtue; persona; mathematics; self fashioning; education; masculinity; age; oeconomy; cameralism; Sweden; eighteenth century; intergenerational relationships; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This thesis studies mechanics as a means of making men, rather than machines. Drawing on Swedish sources from 1700–50, it approaches mechanics as an exercise of a virtuous subject, known to his contemporaries as the “mechanicus”. READ MORE

  2. 12. Inner Experience An Analysis of Scientific Experience in Early Modern Germany

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andreas Rydberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scientific experience; inner experience; inner senses; living experience; psychometrics; psychological experiments; cultura animi; spiritual exercise; meditation; aesthetics; Pietism; Enlightenment; Christian Wolff; Hermann Francke; Alexander Baumgarten; Georg Ernst Stahl; Friedrich Hoffmann; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : In the last decades a number of studies have shed light on early modern scientific experience. While some of these studies have focused on how new facts were forced out of nature in so-called experimental situations, others have charted long-term transformations. READ MORE

  3. 13. Aporia of Equality: A Historico-Political Approach to Swedish Educational Politics 1946-2000

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten

    Author : Tomas Wedin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Equality; politico-temporal problem; education; post-war period; Sweden; political thought; regime of historicity; Arendt; democratic paradox; imaginary equality; the social; Tocqueville; world;

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  4. 14. 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

  5. 15. Greenland's future narratives of natural resource development in the 1900s until the 1960s

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Janina Priebe; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greenland; modernization; 20th-century history; colonial history; narrative; history of science and ideas; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis identifies and analyzes narratives of Greenland's future that emerged in the context of developing and modernizing the dependency's natural resources industries in the 1900s until the 1960s. After almost two centuries of Danish colonial rule, the turn of the 20th century witnessed a profound change in Greenland's governance. READ MORE