Search for dissertations about: "Plato"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word Plato.

  1. 1. The Epistemology of Rhetoric : Plato, Doxa and Post-Truth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Literature, Uppsala University

    Author : Erik Bengtson; Mats Rosengren; Otto Fischer; Jon Viklund; Ekaterina V. Haskins; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; doxa; epistemology; post-truth rhetoric; Plato; Aristotle; Roland Barthes; Robert Hariman; Ruth Amossy; Mats Rosengren; rhetorical anthropology; rhetorical ontology; argumentation theory; autonomy; Rhetoric; Retorik;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop an epistemology of rhetoric in light of the apparent contemporary post-truth condition of society. Epistemology is hereby understood as concerned with principles for knowledge production within the academic discipline of rhetoric, as well as with an understanding of knowledge production in the public realm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Plato on perceptual cognition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Gösta Grönroos; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to spell out and consider Plato' s views on perceptual cog­nition. It is argued that Plato is cornrnitted to the view that perceptual cognition can be rational, and that beliefs about the sensible world need not be confused or ill-founded. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Social Aspect in Plato’s Ethics : The Significance of Human Beings’ Social Nature in Approaching Justice, Wisdom, and Partnership

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Tor Freyr; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Plato; ethics; justice; wisdom; partnership; happiness; eudaimonia; politikos; Statesman; Republic; Euthydemus; social; human nature; social approach; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores whether or to what extent the notion that humans are social animals influences Plato’s ethics. The goal is to develop a line of interpreting Plato that is broadly zoological-based; a line that I call the social approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Poetic Diction and Poetic References in the Preludes of Plato’s Laws

    University dissertation from mediatryck, Lund University

    Author : Claudia Zichi; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-06-09]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Plato; Laws; Poetry; Preludes;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation investigates how Plato elaborates and incorporates the works of the poets in the preludes to the laws. It is argued that the poetic style of the preludes represents a key element for the Athenian’s purpose of persuading the citizens of Magnesia to spontaneously abide to the new legislation that is being laid out. READ MORE