Search for dissertations about: "critical pragmatism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words critical pragmatism.

  1. 1. Naturalizing God? : A Critical Evaluation of Religious Naturalism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Theology, Uppsala University

    Author : Sven Mikael Leidenhag; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious naturalism; naturalism; science and religion; emergence theory; panentheism; panpsychism; theism; Willem Drees; Charley Hardwick; Ursula Goodenough; Karl Peters; Gordon Kaufman; Stuart Kauffman; Loyal Rue; pragmatism; eco-ethics; eco-theology.; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to critically evaluate religious naturalism as a position in the dialogue between science and religion. I seek to explicate the major topics of debate within religious naturalism (chapter 2), as well as the naturalistic and religious aspects of religious naturalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Avoiding the subject : A critical inquiry into contemporary theories of subjectivity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Thales

    Author : Sharon P. Rider; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; subject; subjectivity; objectivity; certainty; doubt; phenomenology; poststructuralism; deconstruction; neopragmatism; gender; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores certain recurrent problems in modern theories about the nature of thesubject. Taking examples from phenomenology, poststructuralism, neopragmatism and feminism, itargues that philosophical theorizing about subjectivity often assumes that the transition from thedescription of the models of meaning with which they work, to the description of the everyday practices of which they are models, can be achieved within the model. READ MORE

  3. 3. Traditions and Challenges Special Support in Swedish Independent Compulsory Schools

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Gunnlaugur Magnússon; Mälardalens högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; special education; inclusion; school choice; education reform; independent schools; compulso-ry schools; pupils in need of special support; SENCOs; special education teachers; critical pragmatism; Thomas M. Skrtic; specialpedagogik; inkludering; skolval; utbildningsreformer; fristående skolor; grundskolan; elever i behov av särskilt stöd; specialpedagoger; speciallärare; kritisk pragmatism; Thomas M. Skrtic; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis has two overarching aims. The first is to generate further knowledge about Swedish independent schools, specifically regarding the organisation and provision of special support and how these relate to special educational traditions and inclusive education. READ MORE

  4. 4. God as Problem and Possibility : A Critical Study of Gordon Kaufman's Thought toward a Spacious Theology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kenneth Nordgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; the concept of God; constructive theology; Gordon Kaufman; theological method; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : The study investigates the American theologian Gordon D. Kaufman’s (born 1925) work, and focuses on the concept of God reflected in his theological method and construction. The examination of Kaufman’s thought implies an inquiry of methodological issues in contemporary academic theology and leads into discussion of central Christian ideas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mediated Europes Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland During Euromaidan

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; media; discourse; power; postcolonial theory; foreign policy; journalists; politicians; Europe; Ukraine; Russia; Poland; Euromaidan; медії; дискурс; влада; зовнішня політика; журналісти; політики; Европа; Україна; Росія; Евромайдан; medier; diskurs; makt; utrikespolitik; journalister; politiker; Europa; Ukraina; Ryssland; Polen; Euromajdan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study focuses on mediated representations of Europe during Euromaidan and the subsequent Ukraine–Russia crisis, analysing empirical material from Ukraine, Poland and Russia. The material includes articles from nine newspapers, diverse in terms of political and journalistic orientation, as well as interviews with journalists, foreign policymakers and experts, drawing also on relevant policy documents as well as online and historical sources. READ MORE