Search for dissertations about: "Soul"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the word Soul.

  1. 1. The soul under stress : a study of the poetics of John Berryman's Dream songs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Gustavsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1984]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

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  2. 2. Cognitive and Moral Psychology in Renaissance Philosophy: A Study of Juan Luis Vives' De anima et vita

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Lorenzo Casini; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Juan Luis Vives; Renaissance; psychology; self-knowledge; scepticism; soul; body; immortality; perception; imagination; mind; will; memory; emotions.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the cognitive and moral psychology of Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540), paying close attention to the background out of which his views developed. Vives’ philosophical reflections on the human soul are mainly concentrated in his treatise De anima et vita (1538), which became very influential during the century after its publication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Personhood and human-spirit relations among the Yuracaré of the Bolivian Amazon

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Annica Djup; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Amazonia; Bolivia; Yuracaré; personhood; soul; body; gender; human-spirit-relations; cosmology; animism.;

    Abstract : This anthropological dissertation is based on fieldwork carried out among Yuracaré people in the Bolivian Amazon. The study explores local conceptions of personhood and human-spirit relations by looking into Yuracaré life cycle practices and associated ideas, particularly in connection with birth, girls’ initiation (menarche), illness and death. 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. The Heart and Soul of the Party : Candidate Selection in Ghana and Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Öhman; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; political parties; party organisation; candidate selection; clientelism; neopatrimonialism; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary turnover; Africa; Ghana; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : The ambition of this book is to shed light on the power dynamics within African political parties through studying how different parties select their candidates for parliamentary elections. Having control over who should represent the party in elections is often considered an important factor in the distribution of power. READ MORE