Search for dissertations about: "critical pragmatism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words critical pragmatism.

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

    Author : Sven Mikael Leidenhag; Mikael Stenmark; Niels Henrik Gregersen; []
    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.; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    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. 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Johan Fornäs; Patrik Åker; Sabina Mihelj; []
    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

  5. 5. Liberal Intellectuals and Human Rights in the Turkish Public Sphere : Contestation and Pragmatism from the 1990s to the AKP-era

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andrea Karlsson; [2017-05-29]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Turkey; intellectuals; human rights; rights claiming; rights claims; liberal; AKP; secularism; Armenian Genocide; Kurdish conflict; cultural trauma; nationalism; Claude Lefort; democracy; discursive community; nationalism;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the public interventions, rhetoric, and actions of liberal intellectuals in Turkey between the early 1990sand 2012 regarding the rights of Kurdish and Islamic actors and restrictions on discussing the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Theanalysis of diverse texts published by the interconnected intellectuals – newspaper columns, academic articles, policy papers,reports, and manifestos – and the institutions they used shows how an effective counter-public could take shape in relation to thestate and to dominant publics. READ MORE