Search for dissertations about: "Theoretical Philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 269 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. Kripke on Necessity : A Metaphysical Investigation

    University dissertation from Theoretical Philosophy

    Author : Kyriakos Theodoridis; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; Systematic philosophy; conceivability; mereological identity; ontological character; identity; possible worlds; actuality; properties; ontology; object; contingency; apriori; Metaphysical; epistemic; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; Philosophical logic; Filosofisk logik; logik;

    Abstract : I undertake a metaphysical investigation of Saul Kripke's modern classic, Naming and Necessity (1980). The general problem of my study may be expressed as follows: What is the metaphysical justification of the validity and existence of the pertinent classes of truths, the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori, according to the Kripke Paradigm? My approach is meant to disclose the logical and ontological principles underlying Kripke's arguments for the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori respectively. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Eliasson; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  4. 4. The felt miracle of phenomenal consciousness

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Filip Radovic; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophical logic; subjectivity; qualia; physicalism; phenomenal; objectivity; explanatory gap; dualism; Cognitive illusion; consciousness; Teoretisk filosofi; logik; Phenomenology; Fenomenologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the problem of how sensory qualities relate to neural states or processes. I shall try to present an account of why dualism appears to be an attractive and intuitive position, but also point out why dualistic intuitions may be misleading. READ MORE

  5. 5. Objects in Time : Studies of Persistence in B-time

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Tobias Hansson Wahlberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; B-time; three-dimensionalism.; stage theory; tenselessness; persistence; perdurance; mereology; four-dimensionalism; dispositions; endurance; B-theory of time; change; temporary intrinsics;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the conceptualization of persistence of physical, middle-sized objects within the theoretical framework of the revisionary ‘B-theory’ of time. According to the B-theory, time does not flow, but is an extended and inherently directed fourth dimension along which the history of the universe is ‘laid out’ once and for all. READ MORE