Search for dissertations about: "Teoretisk filosofi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the words Teoretisk filosofi.

  1. 1. Empty Names and Reference

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Anna Bjurman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disquotational reference; pretense; possible individuals; fictional world; intensional fictional operator; rigidity; empty names; reference; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : The problem of empty names derives from the fact that empty names fail to refer. The reference failure of empty names implies that sentences containing empty names lack truth-conditions. As a consequence those sentences are meaningless, according to many theories of meaning. READ MORE

  2. 2. The indexical 'I': The first person in thought and language

    University dissertation from Kluwer

    Author : Ingar Brinck; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Teoretisk filosofi; context; self; meaning; indexicality; reference; Philosophical logic; personal identity;

    Abstract : The subjct of this book is the first person in thought and language. The main question is what we mean when we say 'I'. Related to it are questions about what kinds of self-consciousness and self-knowledge are needed in order for us to have the capacity to talk about ourselves. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical Persons. An Essay on Reconciliatory Physicalism

    University dissertation from Förlags AB Gondolin

    Author : Jan Hartman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; self-brain; unity of mind; personal identity; self; mental properties; physicalism; mind-body; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : Physical Persons explores the nature of mind and self, and their relation to the body. It argues that folk-psychological expressions about persons are indeed irreducible and true, however, this can be reconciled with the view that persons are physical beings. READ MORE

  4. 4. If Tropes

    University dissertation from Kluwer

    Author : Anna-Sofia Maurin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; abstract particulars; metaphysics; ontology; resemblance; tropes; Philosophical logic; truth-makers; compresence; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : The treatise attempts to approach and deal with some of the most fundamental problems facing anyone who wishes to uphold some version of the so-called theory of tropes. Three assumptions serve as a basis for the investigation: (i) tropes (i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Causal Facts

    University dissertation from Thales

    Author : Johannes Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; causation; trope; disposition; causal explanation; causal law; Philosophical logic; counterfactual conditional; causal mechanism; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : The thesis addresses the nature of causation. It is argued that causation exists and is as local as its causes and effects. As a consequence, the position advocated is contrary to the as yet prevailing view that no 'causal tie' between cause and effect exists. Moreover, it is suggested that this tie can be perceived. READ MORE