Search for dissertations about: "Philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1260 swedish dissertations containing the word Philosophy.

  1. 1. Philosophy, Literature and the Inheritance of Language

    Author : Niklas Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Derrida; literature; philosophy; deconstruction; grammatology; structuralism; phenomenology; language; meaning; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the extent to which philosophical assumptions are inherited when we learn language. The topic is approached through an investigation into the importance of literature in Jacques Derrida’s philosophy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Philosophy of Mathematics for the Masses Extending the scope of the philosophy of mathematics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Stefan Buijsman; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Benacerraf; Epistemology; Semantics; Mathematics; Mathematical practice; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : One of the important discussions in the philosophy of mathematics, is that centered on Benacerraf’s Dilemma. Benacerraf’s dilemma challenges theorists to provide an epistemology and semantics for mathematics, based on their favourite ontology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power and Social Ontology

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Åsa Burman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Filosofi; Philosophy; John Searle; Social structures; Institutional facts; Moral facts; Opaque kinds of social facts; Social power; Philosophy of special sciences; Collective intentionality; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi;

    Abstract : This work presents an account of social power based on recent advances in social ontology. It is argued that a conceptual analysis of social power can be informed by developments in social ontology, but also that this field can be enriched, and in fact requires, an analysis of this central social concept. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advance Directives and Personal Identity

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Elisabeth Furberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi; advance directives; personal identity; psychological continuity; animalism; posthumous harm; moral authority; rights; utilitarianism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Advance directives are instructions given by patients – or potential patients – specifying what actions ought to be taken for their health in the event that they are no longer capable to make decisions due to illness or incapacity. Over the last decades, there has been a rising tide in favour of advance directives: not only is the use of such directives recommended by most medical and advisory bodies, they are also gaining increasing legal recognition in many parts of the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Theories of Public in Political Philosophy : A study of critical traditions and social transformation

    University dissertation from Chandigarh, India : Panjab University

    Author : Siddharth Chadha; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political Philosophy; Caste; Critical Theory; Filosofi; Philosophy;

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