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

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Monica Libell; [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

  2. 2. Industrial Management Models with Emphasis on Construction Waste

    University dissertation from Department of Construction and Architecture, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Jan Stenis; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Commercial and industrial economics; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; Management of enterprises; Industriell ekonomi; Technological sciences; management; Företagsledning; Building construction; Teknik; Byggnadsteknik; Ekologi; Ecology; sustainable development; Polluter-Pays Principle; contribution margin analysis; cost benefit analysis; construction waste; Economic models; integrated industrial waste management; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik; Environmental technology; pollution control; Economics; Environmental Law; Morallära; Moral science; Miljömedicin; Environmental health; Miljörätt; economic theory; econometrics; economic systems; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy;

    Abstract : Increased attention is nowadays devoted to waste management. The objective of this work is to analyse how commonly known business economic models and methods, as well as the Polluter-Pays Principle, can be applied to waste management in general and to waste fractionation in particular, so as to facilitate environmental optimisation of industrial and construction waste fractionation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Caj Strandberg; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Morallära; Systematic philosophy; Moral science; Gilbert Harman.; Simon Blackburn; Michael Smith; J. L. Mackie; G. E. Moore; David Brink; Nicholas Sturgeon; moral explanation; argument from queerness; metaphysics; supervenience; fetishist argument; externalism; internalism; moral motivation; moral properties; open question argument; moral reason; moral disagreement; naturalism; reductionism; error-theory; Cornell realism; moral realism; non-cognitivism; meta-ethics; ethics; aesthetics;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to defend moral realism. In chapter 1, I argue that moral realism is best understood as the view that (1) moral sentences have truth-value (cognitivism), (2) there are moral properties that make some moral sentences true (success-theory), and (3) moral properties are not reducible to non-moral properties (non-reductionism). READ MORE