Search for dissertations about: "Normativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word Normativity.

  1. 1. The Normativity of Thought and Meaning

    Author : Karl Karlander; Peter Pagin; Anandi Hattiangadi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; meaning; normativity; Kripke; Wittgenstein; Boghossian; doxastic voluntarism; Toxin paradox; rationality; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : In recent years the normativity of thought and meaning has been the subject of an extensive debate. What is at issue is whether intentionality has normative features, and if so, whether that constitutes a problem for naturalistic attempts to account for intentional phenomena. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reasons and Normativity

    Author : Jakob Green Werkmäster; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : Normative reasons are of constant importance to us as agents trying to navigate through life. For this reason it is natural and vital to ask philosophical questions about reasons and the normative realm. This thesis explores various issues concerning reasons and normativity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who is Woman and Who is Man? : Normativity at Intersections of Gender and Sexual Orientation

    Author : Amanda Klysing; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; Sexual orientation; Normativity; Intersectional analysis; Stereotype content; Group prototypes;

    Abstract : Current gender norms predominantly construct gender as an expression of binary sex categories that are different but complementary. A performative view of gender instead analyses gender as an emergent feature of social interactions that is created by the constant repetition of acts in relation to discourses of gender. READ MORE

  4. 4. Skinny white bitches: Female sexual agency in contemporary advertising

    Author : Irina Balog; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marketing; Advertising; Feminism; Gender; Female sexual agency; Midriff; Empowerment; Sexual Subjectification; Normativity; Male gaze; Discourse;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT This is a story about female representations in contemporary advertising. Following up on Rosalind Gill’s (2003; 2007; 2008) critical discussions on the shift in contemporary advertising from the sexual object to the sexual subject, this endeavour is about examining female sexual agency through updated versions of the midriff by including feminist consumer responses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Guiding Concepts : Essays on Normative Concepts, Knowledge, and Deliberation

    Author : Olle Risberg; Erik Carlson; Andrew Reisner; Wlodek Rabinowicz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; action-guidance; adherence; all things considered ought; alternative normative concepts; conceptual engineering; debunking; deliberation; disagreement; epistemic pluralism; epistemology; ethics; external world skepticism; idealization; metaethics; meta-skepticism; moral skepticism; normativity; ought; reasons; response-dependence; uncertainty; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses a range of questions about normativity, broadly understood. Recurring themes include (i) the idea of normative ‘action-guidance’, and the connection between normativity and motivational states, (ii) the possibility of normative knowledge and its role in deliberation, and (iii) the question of whether (and if so, how) normative concepts can themselves be evaluated. READ MORE