Search for dissertations about: "axiology"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word axiology.

  1. 1. Population Axiology

    University dissertation from Toronto, Canada : Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  2. 2. Axiological Investigations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Olson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical philosophy; axiology; buck-passing; conditionalism; final value; G.E. Moore; intrinsic goodness; intrinsicalism; supervenience; tropes; Praktisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is formal axiology, i.e., the discipline that deals with structural and conceptual questions about value. The main focus is on intrinsic or final value. READ MORE

  3. 3. Future generations A challenge for moral theory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the possibility of limited weighing of lives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Ramöller; Gustaf Arrhenius; Krister Bykvist; Hilary Greaves; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aggregation; Axiology; Deontic Morality; Distribution; Ethics; Impartiality; Morality; Social Choice; Trade-offs; Values; Welfare; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the possibility of limited moral trade-offs between different people’s welfare. In chapter 2, I introduce the two central limited trade-off conditions. First, according to minimal infinite superiority, significantly benefiting one person matters more than slightly benefiting each of any number of better-off people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Value Grounded on Attitudes. Subjectivism in Value Theory

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Fritz-Anton Fritzson; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Subjectivism; objectivism; relativism; absolutism; value and attitudes; supervenience and constitutive ground of value; final value; intrinsic value; good and good for; motivational internalism; idealization; value projection; error and evaluative language;

    Abstract : The thesis examines a specific way of understanding the subjectivist position in value theory according to which subjectivism is the view that value is grounded on attitudes. It is argued that this should be seen as a second-order claim about the nature of value although with pluralistic implications on the substantial, first-order level. READ MORE