Search for dissertations about: "ancient philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the words ancient philosophy.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. “Everything important is to do with passion” : Iris Murdoch’s concept of love and its Platonic origin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kate Larson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Murdoch; Weil; Plato; philosophy; art; love; eros; attention; decreation; unselfing; spiritual exercise; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The object of this dissertation is to highlight the influence of Simone Weil and Plato on the philosopher Iris Murdoch. This is done through an investigation of her concept of love.The aim is to investigate the concept as it is portrayed in Iris Murdoch’s work with the claim to be a central, but as such neglected, concept in philosophy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: Meanings, Conditions and Development

    University dissertation from Department of Education. Lund University

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theory of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; Pedagogy and didactics; Fenomenologi; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; didaktik;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Syftet med denna avhandling är att utforska fenomenet vetenskapligt kritiskt tänkande, när det gäller dess olika innebörder, villkor och utveckling. Kritiskt tänkande studeras genom att analysera olika filosofiska och pedagogiska texter, utifrån ett hermeneutiskt-fenomenologiskt perspektiv. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructive Analysis : A Study in Epistemological Methodology

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Kristoffer Ahlström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : In the present study, it is argued that much of contemporary epistemology has not been conducted in a way conducive to what should be one of its main goals, namely to guide epistemic inquiry in the attainment of our most central epistemic goals. Furthermore, it is claimed that the very reason that epistemology has failed to do so pertains to an entrenched?indeed, in a sense, a literally ancient?but implausible methodology, best understood as the pursuit of definitions by way of intuitions. READ MORE