Search for dissertations about: "Theoretical Philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 275 swedish dissertations containing the words Theoretical Philosophy.

  1. 1. Philosophy, Literature and the Inheritance of Language

    Author : Niklas Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Derrida; literature; philosophy; deconstruction; grammatology; structuralism; phenomenology; language; meaning; 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 : This dissertation investigates the extent to which philosophical assumptions are inherited when we learn language. The topic is approached through an investigation into the importance of literature in Jacques Derrida’s philosophy. 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. From Conceivability to Possibility An Essay in Modal Epistemology

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Anders Berglund; Sten Lindström; Joseph Almog; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Modal Epistemology; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the thesis that conceivability implies possibility. Confronted with alleged counterexamples to this thesis, some philosophers have turned to what may be called “idealized” or “more demanding” notions of conceivability. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Inferentialist Interpretation of Classical Logic

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Tor Sandqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Inferentialism; Excluded Middle; Classical logic; Justification of deduction; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The aim of this work is to provide an account of the meanings of the standard logical operators meeting the following requirements:1) It should meet Dummettian standards of intelligibility; specifically, it should do without any notion of recognition-transcendent truth.2) It should validate Classical logic. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Multiform Desire A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Pauliina Remes; Catherine Rowett; [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