Search for dissertations about: "Leibniz"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Leibniz.

  1. 1. Leibniz on Agency and Force

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Peter Myrdal; Lilli Alanen; Pauliina Remes; John Carriero; Michael Della Rocca; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm; 1646-1716; Early Modern Philosophy; Agency; Force; Final causes; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a study of Leibniz’s theory of agency – his theory of the nature of causal powers and agents. Leibniz develops his view against the background of an Aristotelian conception of agency. The latter was rejected by many early modern philosophers in the wake of the mechanist conception of the natural world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speciation of trace metals in the Baltic Sea with focus on the Euphotic zone

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Johan Gelting; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Applied Geology; Tillämpad geologi;

    Abstract : Physicochemical speciation of iron (Fe) and the trace metals Cd, Cu, Co, Mn, Ni, and Zn were performed at four different locations in surface waters of the Baltic Sea. Measurements were performed during several months of the growth season at each station to obtain a detailed picture of the temporal variation in relation to phytoplankton growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance of Friction Connections with Open Slotted Holes in Towers for Wind Turbines

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Christine Heistermann; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Steel Structures; Stålbyggnad;

    Abstract : The most common solutions for in-situ connections of steel tubular towersegments of onshore wind turbines are ring flange connections. These havecertain drawbacks, such as e.g. costly production, long delivery time and ratherlow fatigue endurance. READ MORE

  4. 4. New techniques for handling quantifiers in Boolean and first-order logic

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Peter Backeman; Philipp Rümmer; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot inbyggda system; Computer Science with specialization in Embedded Systems;

    Abstract : The automation of reasoning has been an aim of research for a long time. Already in 17th century, the famous mathematician Leibniz invented a mechanical calculator capable of performing all four basic arithmetic operators. READ MORE