Search for dissertations about: "deontology"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word deontology.

  1. 1. Moral Lessons from Psychology : Contemporary Themes in Psychological Research and their Relevance for Ethical Theory

    Author : Henrik Ahlenius; Jonas Olson; Frans Svensson; Antti Kauppinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; consequentialism; deontology; emotion; ethics; evolution; innate; moral judgment; moral philosophy; psychology; utilitarianism; virtue; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the implications for moral philosophy of research in psychology. In addition to an introduction and concluding remarks, the thesis consists of four chapters, each exploring various more specific challenges or inputs to moral philosophy from cognitive, social, personality, developmental, and evolutionary psychology. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Moral Rubicon. A Study of the Principles of Sanctity of Life and Quality of Life in Bioethics

    Author : Axel Carlberg; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; secular ethics; bioethics; sanctity of life; quality of life; procedural ethics; utilitarianism; deontology; Peter Singer; Helga Kuhse; H.T. Engelhardt; Theology; Teologi;

    Abstract : The principles of sanctity of life and quality of life are often appealed to in medical decisions at the "edges of life." Notwithstanding their importance in bioethics, these principles are still badly understood. This study is an attempt to clarify their normative significance and content. READ MORE

  3. 3. Axiological Investigations

    Author : Jonas Olson; Sven Danielsson; Erik Carlson; Brad Hooker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical philosophy; axiology; buck-passing; conditionalism; final value; G.E. Moore; intrinsic goodness; intrinsicalism; supervenience; tropes; Praktisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; 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

  4. 4. Unfit to live among others : Essays on the ethics of imprisonment

    Author : William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Christopher Bennett; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Applied Ethics; Collateral Harm; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Democratic Self- determination; Doctrine of Double Effect; Felon Disenfranchisement; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Practical Philosophy; Philosophy of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an ethical analysis of imprisonment as a mode of punishment. Consisting in an introduction and four papers the thesis addresses several important questions concerning imprisonment from a number of different perspectives and theoretical starting points. READ MORE