Search for dissertations about: "ambition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 swedish dissertations containing the word ambition.

  1. 1. Black males and white masculinity in four Renaissance tragedies of blood

    Author : Anna Fåhraeus; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Renaissance; tragedies of blood; blackness; whiteness; masculinity; race; discourse; Faucoult; Koselleck; honour; ambition; sarcasm;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to look at how the black North African man is repre-sented in relation to white men in four Renaissance tragedies of blood: Shake-speare?s Titus Andronicus, the multi-authored Lust?s Dominion, William Rowley?s All?s Lost by Lust, and Thomas Rawlins? The Rebellion. While previous studies have traced the most common racist tropes in 16th and 17th century lit-erature, such as the demonization trope and the animality trope (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Back to the Woods or Into Ourselves? : Kant, Rousseau and the Search for the Essence of Human Nature

    Author : Annika Wennersten; Pauliina Remes; Marcel Quarfood; Ina Goy; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kant; Rousseau; Moral Anthropology; Human Nature; Radical Evil; Sociability; Gesinnung; Character; Denkungsart; Propensity; Compassion; Self-Love; Self-Conceit; Ambition; Humility; History; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to a field of Kant’s practical philosophy that has received renewed attention, namely his moral anthropology. While it is true that Kant, in some of his best-known writings, literally says that the fundamental ground of morality must be pure and thus entirely free from admixture with anthropological principles, he nevertheless admits that these “subjective conditions” in human nature that “either hinder or help people in fulfilling the laws of the metaphysics of morals” make up the foundation of all applied ethics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scrutinizing a policy ambition to make business out of science : Lessons from Taiwan

    Author : Tommy Shih; Alexandra Waluszewski; Enrico Baraldi; Per Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial development; Innovation; Taiwan; Resource interaction; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The promotion of industrial development and economic growth is a vital issue for governments all over the world. The ideals guiding policymakers in their endeavours are that innovations based on new and advanced knowledge are central for industrial and economic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambiguous Hopes : An Ethnographic Study of Agricultural Modernisation in a Rwandan village

    Author : Anna Berglund; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rwanda; poverty; cooperatives; subsistence agriculture; policy implementation;

    Abstract : Since 2006, Rwanda has been implementing policies to modernize the agricultural sector, with the aim of moving from small-scale subsistence farming to modern, market-oriented farming. Under these policies, small-scale farmers have been compelled to abandon their traditional farming practices and adapt to monocropping of state-approved crops on consolidated land. READ MORE

  5. 5. Purchasing Practices of Environmentally Preferable Transport Services : Guidance to increased shipper considerations

    Author : Maria Björklund; Sweden Lunds Tekniska Högskola Department of Industrial Management and Logistics Engineering Logistics; []
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The logistical activity of transport is one of the largest contributors to several environmental problems. One efficient and effective way to decrease the environmental impact from transports is to implement changes in the logistically related strategies and activities applied, such as the selection of transport suppliers. READ MORE