Search for dissertations about: "argument"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 487 swedish dissertations containing the word argument.

  1. 1. The Consequence Argument : An Essay on an Argument for the Incompatibility of Free Will and Determinism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Maria Svedberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi; consequence argument; free will; determinism; compatibilism; incompatibilism; Peter van Inwagen; ability; laws of nature;

    Abstract : This book is a contribution to the debate on free will and determinism. More specifically, it is an examination of Peter van Inwagen’s highly influential “Consequence Argument” for incompatibilism, i.e., the thesis that free will is incompatible with determinism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Meaning and argument : a theory of meaning centred on immediate argumental role

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Cesare Cozzo; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]

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  3. 3. On Free Will as Categorical and Conditional Freedom

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Peter Ryman; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Free Will; Existence of Free Will; Moral Responsibility; Autonomy; Can; Could; Ought; Categorical Freedom; Agent Causation; Conditional Freedom; Conditional Analysis; Infinite Regress Argument; Ability and Opportunity; Consequence Argument; Mind Argument; Peter van Inwagen; Harry Frank-furt; David Lewis; Robert Kane; Galen Strawson; Erik Carlson; Keith Lehrer; Krister Segerberg; Counterfactuals; Supplementers; Laws of Nature; Causally Complete; Physicalism; Closure of Physics; Supervenience.; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about a complex of problems, related to the question: ‘Can we ever act differently from how we in fact act?’In Part I, the meaning of ‘can’ and ‘could’ is discussed. It is argued that when we say that an agent could do something he didn’t do (in a sense of ‘could’ involving control), this means, in what is called ‘Decision-Contexts’, that he was conditionally free to do it, and, in what is called ‘Strong-Autonomy-Contexts’, that he was categorically free to do it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Caj Strandberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Morallära; Systematic philosophy; Moral science; Gilbert Harman.; Simon Blackburn; Michael Smith; J. L. Mackie; G. E. Moore; David Brink; Nicholas Sturgeon; moral explanation; argument from queerness; metaphysics; supervenience; fetishist argument; externalism; internalism; moral motivation; moral properties; open question argument; moral reason; moral disagreement; naturalism; reductionism; error-theory; Cornell realism; moral realism; non-cognitivism; meta-ethics; ethics; aesthetics;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to defend moral realism. In chapter 1, I argue that moral realism is best understood as the view that (1) moral sentences have truth-value (cognitivism), (2) there are moral properties that make some moral sentences true (success-theory), and (3) moral properties are not reducible to non-moral properties (non-reductionism). READ MORE

  5. 5. Probabilistic and Prominence-driven Incremental Argument Interpretation in Swedish

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Thomas Hörberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grammatical functions; Swedish; grammatical function assignment; grammatical function reanalysis; argument prominence; discourse prominence; information structure; event-related brain potentials; self-paced reading; corpus-based modeling; Bayesian surprise; surprisal; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how grammatical functions in transitive sentences (i.e., `subject' and `direct object') are distributed in written Swedish discourse with respect to morphosyntactic as well as semantic and referential (i.e. READ MORE