Search for dissertations about: "Systematic philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the words Systematic philosophy.

  1. 1. Philosophical controversies in the evaluation of medical treatments With a focus on the evidential roles of randomization and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Alexander Mebius; John Cantwell; Jeremy Howick; Sven Ove Hansson; Julian Reiss; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Evidence; randomized controlled trials; observational studies; systematic reviews; meta-analysis; methodology; process assessment; outcome assessment; medical care; randomization; evidence-based medicine; selection bias; philosophy of medicine; philosophy of science; mechanisms; quality of evidence; animal studies; treatment effect; causation by absence; medical technology; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines philosophical controversies surrounding the evaluation of medical treatments, with a focus on the evidential roles of randomised trials and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine. Current 'best practice' usually involves excluding non-randomised trial evidence from systematic reviews in cases where randomised trials are available for inclusion in the reviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Notion of That Which Depends On Us in Plotinus and Its Background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Eliasson; Lilli Alanen; Cristina D'Ancona; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; ancient philosophy; Plotinus; that which depends on us; freedom; fate; Middle Platonism; Stoicism; Aristotle; Aristotle Commentators; 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 : The study analyzes Plotinus’ notion of eph' hēmin, that which depends on us. It surveys previous Plotinian scholarship and identifies a number of confusions due to a lack of systematic treatment of this notion as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modal syllogistics in the Middle Ages

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Lagerlund; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; modal syllogistic; modal logic; Middle Ages; Aristotle; Robert Kilwardby; Albert the Great; Averroes Ibn Rushd ; Richard of Campsall; William of Ockham; John Buridan; Pseudo-Scotus; Albert of Saxony; Marsilius of Inghen; Jodocus Trutfetter; George of Brussels; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the first systematic study of the development of the theory of modal syllogistic during the Middle Ages. It traces the theory from the first commentators, after the rediscovery of Aristotle's Prior Analytics in the twelfth century, to the end of the Middle Ages in the fifteenth century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Belief & Desire: the Standard Model of Intentional Action — Critique and Defence

    University dissertation from Björn Petersson, Dep. of Philosophy, Kungshuset, Lundagård, SE-222 22 Lund

    Author : Björn Petersson; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; Systematic philosophy; Michael Smith; David Hume; Donald Davidson; akrasia; 2nd order desires; reasons; understandings; intention; propositional content; tendency; desire; disposition; belief-desire model; motivation; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : The scheme of concepts we employ in daily life to explain intentional behaviour form a belief-desire model (BD model), in which motivating states are sorted into two suitably broad categories. The BD model embeds a philosophy of action, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Morality and the Pursuit of Happiness : A Study in Kantian Ethics

    University dissertation from Johan Brännmark, Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Johan Brännmark; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Systematic philosophy; Henry Sidgwick; G. E. Moore; wide reflective equilibrium; metaphysics of the person; Ethics; value; moral realism; social constructivism; philosophy of action; theories of motivation; the dualism of practical reason; the highest good; happiness; virtue; the categorical imperative; maxims; moral principles; Immanuel Kant; moral judgment; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : This work seeks to develop a Kantian ethical theory in terms of a general ontology of values and norms together with a metaphysics of the person that makes sense of this ontology. It takes as its starting point Kant’s assertion that a good will is the only thing that has an unconditioned value and his accompanying view that the highest good consists in virtue and happiness in proportion to virtue. READ MORE