Search for dissertations about: "critical realism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words critical realism.

  1. 1. The Critical God : Revisiting Reinhold Niebuhr's existential turn in the realist tradition

    University dissertation from Aberystwyth : Aberystwyth University

    Author : Guilherme Marques-Pedro; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Relations Theory; Realism; Liberalism; Existentialism; Christian Theology; Reinhold Niebuhr; Thomas Hobbes; Statskunskap; Political Science;

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  2. 2. Electronic Healthcare Ontologies Philosophy, the real world and IT structures

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Martin Berzell; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; medical informatics; ontology; terminology; critical realism; immanent realism; Filosofi; medicinsk informatik; ontologi; terminologi; kritisk realism; immanent realism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theory of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Vetenskapsteori; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates how the notion of ‘ontology’ has been used in the field of medical informatics and knowledge representation. Partly to investigate what an ‘ontology’ can be said to represent and what requirements we can have on a good ‘ontology’. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Ontology of Love, Sexuality and Power : Towards a Feminist-Realist Depth Approach

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro uiversitet

    Author : Lena Gunnarsson; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap; Roy Bhaskar; critical realism; dialectical critical realism; feminist theory; gender; Anna G. Jónasdóttir; love power; new materialism; ontology; philosophy of metaReality; sexuality;

    Abstract : The thesis offers a theoretical account of how and why, in contemporary western societies characterized by formal-legal equality and women’s relative economic independence, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexuality and love. By means of an innovative application of Roy Bhaskar’s critical realism, dialectical critical realism and philosophy of metaReality, it investigates and elaborates Anna G. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hilary Putnam on Meaning and Necessity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Author : Anders Öberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of language; philosophy of science; philosophy of mathematics; Hilary Putnam; W.V. Quine; Rudolf Carnap; realism; anti-realism; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation on Hilary Putnam's philosophy, I investigate his development regarding meaning and necessity, in particular mathematical necessity. Putnam has been a leading American philosopher since the end of the 1950s, becoming famous in the 1960s within the school of analytic philosophy, associated in particular with the philosophy of science and the philosophy of language. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Queerness of Objective Values : An Essay on Mackiean Metaethics and the Arguments from Queerness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Victor Moberger; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; J. L. Mackie; argument from queerness; objective values; moral realism; claim to objectivity; argument from relativity; non-naturalism; supervenience; normative explanation; authoritative prescriptivity; objectivity; categoricity; minimal realism; ardent realism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This book investigates the argument from queerness against moral realism, famously put forward by J. L. Mackie in Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong (1977). The book can be divided into two parts. READ MORE