Search for dissertations about: "Middle Ages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words Middle Ages.

  1. 1. Modal syllogistics in the Middle Ages

    Author : Henrik Lagerlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; modal syllogistic; modal logic; Middle Ages; Aristotle; Robert Kilwardby; Albert the Great; Averroes Ibn Rushd ; Richard of Campsall; William of Ockham; John Buridan; Pseudo-Scotus; Albert of Saxony; Marsilius of Inghen; Jodocus Trutfetter; George of Brussels; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the first systematic study of the development of the theory of modal syllogistic during the Middle Ages. It traces the theory from the first commentators, after the rediscovery of Aristotle's Prior Analytics in the twelfth century, to the end of the Middle Ages in the fifteenth century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ages of liberty : social upheaval, history writing, and the new public sphere in Sweden, 1740-1792

    Author : Peter Hallberg; Peter Burke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; historiography; civil society; public sphere; public opinion; diffusion; collective; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how different social groups used history as a political instrument in Sweden during the second half of the eighteenth century (1740-1792). More specifically, it analyzes how representations of the past were used to influence behavior, legitimize claims to power, mould opinion and forge collective identities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prayer in Peasant Communities : Ideals and Practices of Prayer in the Late Medieval Ecclesiastical Province of Uppsala, Sweden

    Author : Viktor Aldrin; Bertil Nilsson; Martin Berntson; Brian Patrick McGuire; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; prayer; devotion; peasantry; medieval; Middle Ages; laity; Practical Theology; Church History; theology; Sweden; Finland; prayer; prayer devotion peasantry medieval Middle Ages laity Practical Theology Church History theology Sweden Finland;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to identify, explain and delineate praying among peasant communities in the ecclesiastical province of Uppsala, Sweden. Four aspects have been examined through the perspectives of ideals and practices, namely the standards of prayer, devotional prayer, prayer in times of need and prayer cultures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Varieties of Necessity in John Buridan : Logic and Natural Philosophy in the Late Middle Ages

    Author : Guido Alt; Henrik Lagerlund; Jack Zupko; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of Philosophy; John Buridan; Medieval Philosophy; Medieval Logic; Natural Philosophy; Nominalism; Modality; Natural Necessity; History of Logic; Philosophy in the Fourteenth Century; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of John Buridan's (c.1300-c.1361) conception of modalities. Modal concepts - concepts of necessity, possibility, impossibility, and contingency - describe the ways in which things could and could not be otherwise. READ MORE

  5. 5. Huvudgårdar och herravälden : En studie av småländsk medeltid

    Author : Martin Hansson; Historisk arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Ages; nobility; lordship; manors; churches; runic stones; social space; Småland;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the medieval nobility and its manors in the inland of Småland. The problems tackled in the dissertation may be divided into two major complexes. READ MORE