Search for dissertations about: "Necessity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 382 swedish dissertations containing the word Necessity.

  1. 1. Analyticity, Necessity and Belief Aspects of two-dimensional semantics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Eric Johannesson; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; two-dimensional semantics; quantified modal logic; propositional attitudes; belief ascriptions; Kripke; descriptivism; necessity; apriority; analyticity; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : A glass couldn't contain water unless it contained H2O-molecules. Likewise, a man couldn't be a bachelor unless he was unmarried. Now, the latter is what we would call a conceptual or analytical truth. It's also what we would call a priori. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Multiform Desire A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ancient Philosophy; Plato; Appetite; Desire; Epithymia; Soul; Tripartition; Multiform; Poikilos; Timaeus; Republic; Phaedrus; Embodiment; Incarnation; Necessity; Philosopher-kings; Allegory of the Cave; Noble Lie; Poetry; Multi-headed Beast; Game; Play; Rhetoric; Dialectic; Deception.; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus. In recent research is it often suggested that Plato considers appetite (i) to pertain to the essential needs of the body, (ii) to relate to a distinct set of objects, e.g. food or drink, and (iii) to cause behaviour aiming at sensory pleasure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hilary Putnam on Meaning and Necessity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Author : Anders Öberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of language; philosophy of science; philosophy of mathematics; Hilary Putnam; W.V. Quine; Rudolf Carnap; realism; anti-realism; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation on Hilary Putnam's philosophy, I investigate his development regarding meaning and necessity, in particular mathematical necessity. Putnam has been a leading American philosopher since the end of the 1950s, becoming famous in the 1960s within the school of analytic philosophy, associated in particular with the philosophy of science and the philosophy of language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kripke on Necessity : A Metaphysical Investigation

    University dissertation from Theoretical Philosophy

    Author : Kyriakos Theodoridis; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; Systematic philosophy; conceivability; mereological identity; ontological character; identity; possible worlds; actuality; properties; ontology; object; contingency; apriori; Metaphysical; epistemic; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; Philosophical logic; Filosofisk logik; logik;

    Abstract : I undertake a metaphysical investigation of Saul Kripke's modern classic, Naming and Necessity (1980). The general problem of my study may be expressed as follows: What is the metaphysical justification of the validity and existence of the pertinent classes of truths, the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori, according to the Kripke Paradigm? My approach is meant to disclose the logical and ontological principles underlying Kripke's arguments for the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rural-urban interdependencies : The role of cities in rural growth

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Niclas Lavesson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stad-land samspel; entreprenörskap; nyföretagande; Stad; Landsbygd; pendling; långpendling; stad-land pendling; urban integration; stadsintegration; Rural-urban interdependencies; entrepreneurship; long-distance commuting; rural-to-urban commuting; rural firm start-ups; necessity entrepreneurship; opportunity entrepreneurship; Sweden; regional growth;

    Abstract : A massive population growth in cities is currently being witnessed in most countries around the world. As urban populations grow, cities eventually expand geographically into what was considered countryside and nowadays distinguishing between what is city and what is countryside is getting increasingly difficult. READ MORE