Search for dissertations about: "Spinoza"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Spinoza.

  1. 1. Towards Hilaritas A Study of the Mind-Body Union, the Passions and the Mastery of the Passions in Descartes and Spinoza

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Minna Koivuniemi; Lilli Alanen; Pierre-Francois Moreau; André Gombay; [2008]
    Keywords : Theoretical philosophy; Mind-Body Union; Passions; Mastery of the Passions; Spinoza; Descartes; Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The study aims to explain the role of external causes in René Descartes’s (1594–1650) and Benedictus de Spinoza’s (1632–1677) accounts of the mastery of the passions. It consists in three parts: the mind-body union, the passions and their classification, and the mastery of the passions. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Environmental Law and the Search for Harmony with Nature: A Critical Inquiry into the Metaphysical Underpinnings of the Legal Discourse on Environmental Protection

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Moa De Lucia Dahlbeck; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; harmony with nature report; metaphysics; environmental protection; sustainable development; international environmental law; ethics; Spinoza; public international law; folkrätt; miljörätt;

    Abstract : For some time now, the world in general and international law in particular have witnessed one and the same widespread call for action. Both public and private interests claim that present-day standards and technology have proven insufficient for saving the natural environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecologies of Practices and Thinking

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Elke Marhöfer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; new materialism; film; image; matter; nonhuman; more-than-human; other-than-human; not-so-human; ecology; agriculture; otherness; storytelling; enunciation; post-context; post-history; animism; colonialism; becoming with; seeing together; lines of flight; modes; animals; plants; things; territories; multiplicities; chaos; expressive continuum; rerational aesthetics; radical empiricism; Baruch Spinoza; Gilles Deleuze; Félix Guattari; Isabelle Stengers; Donna Haraway; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Brian Massumi; Danièle Huillet; Jean Marie Straub;

    Abstract : How does a new materialist film practice look? To approach this question the practice-led material driven research explores dynamic ecological relations and processes of thinking and practicing. It employs an animist methodology which allows it to relate to the nonhuman as an active participant, rather than a passive object of inquiry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Converging Human and Digital Bodies. Posthumanism, Property, Law

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Jannice Käll; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digitalization; information; innovation; intellectual property; knowledge; law; new materialism; personhood; posthumanism; property; subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis elaborates a theory for understanding how advanced capitalism commoditizes knowledge to an intensified degree simultaneously as it undoes the divide between human and nonhuman beings. In the text, such theory visibilizes how human and digital bodies are being produced as increasingly connected in innovation theory and recent business practices. READ MORE