Search for dissertations about: "Representation critique"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Representation critique.

  1. 1. Theology beyond Representation : Foucault, Deleuze and the Phantasms of Theological Thinking

    Author : Petra Carlsson; Mattias Martinson; Anders Johansson; Philip Goodchild; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Theology; Representation; Representation critique; Michel Foucault; Gilles Deleuze; Thomas J.J. Altizer; Graham Ward; Emilia Fogelklou; Death of God theology; Radical Orthodoxy; Systematic Theology and Studies in Worldviews; Systematisk teologi med livsåskådningsforskning;

    Abstract : Theology beyond Representation explores the theological opportunities embedded in Michel Foucault’s and Gilles Deleuze’s critique of Christian thinking and of what they regard as a Christian and oppressive logic of representation. Foucault’s and Deleuze’s thoughts on representation are currently discussed in many fields neighbouring theology (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democrats Without Borders. A Critique of Transnational Democracy

    Author : Johan Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational democracy; cosmopolitan democracy; deliberative democracy; globalisation; human rights; democratic theory; international order;

    Abstract : Some scholars claim that globalisation compels us to radically rethink demo¬cracy both in theory and practice. This dissertation disputes such claims by arguing against two suggested normative models of transnational democracy: cosmopolitan democracy and deliberative democracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance in the Swedish Building Code : An Inquiry into the Consequences for Architectural Design of the Formulation and Assessment of Performance Requirements

    Author : Marja Lundgren; Timothy Anstey; Fredrik Nilsson; Meike Schalk; Anne Beim; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; architectural technology; performance-based regulation; performance requirement; energy performance; daylight metrics; tectonics; architectural representation; repertoire; context-dependent knowledge; Arkitektur; funktionskrav; energiprestanda; dagsljusfaktor; tektonik; repertoar; arkitekturteknik; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates performance-based regulation in Sweden and its consequences for architectural design. In the last 50 years, there has been a transition from prescriptive to performance-based regulation, propelled by the drive to further innovation, productivity and competitiveness by expressing the functions expected of the buildings as performances. READ MORE

  4. 4. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Author : Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; State University of New York University at Albany Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 ; Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004 ; Robert E. Lee 1918 -1994 ; Edward Abbey 1927–1989 ; Hayden Carruth 1921–2008 ; Walden; Civil Disobedience; cultural reception; cultural appropriation; literary reenactment; literary activism; intertextuality; iconography; canonization; American literature; reception theory; reader response; nature writing; political writing; literature of protest; cultural critique; biography; hagiography; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; William Ellery Channing; James Russell Lowell; Robert Louis Stevenson; Mohandas Gandhi; Henry Salt; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor Ronald A. Bosco (co-supervised by Professor Judith Johnson and Professor Judith Fetterley), Department of English, University at Albany, State University of New York. READ MORE

  5. 5. An architecture and a knowledge representation model for expert critiquing systems

    Author : Jonni Harrius; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of an expert critiquing system (ECS) is to act as an assistant in a problem-solving situation. Once a user has presented a tentative solution to a given problem, the ECS reviews the proposed solution and then provides a critique — an evaluation of the solution. READ MORE