Search for dissertations about: "dualism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the word dualism.

  1. 1. Dissolving Dualism A Tripartite Model of Cognition for Religious Truth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Elena Kalmykova; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; truth; religious truth; embodied cognition; dualism; Merleau-Ponty; phenomenology; cognitive science; neurophilosophy; model of cognition; theories of truth; language; meaningfulness; meaning; subjective; objective; intersubjective; scientific realism; social constructivism; Wittgenstein; white spaces; agency; gaps in cognition; enacted cognition; extended cognition; embedded cognition; epistemology; philosophy and empirical investigation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : This investigation can be described as a long journey to a final destination: a truth in religion. We start by considering dualism of the subjective and the objective, the classical model of cognition that underlies notions of truth. Dualistic notions of cognition lead to serious problems, especially for religious truth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Panentheism, Panpsychism and Neuroscience In Search of an Alternative Metaphysical Framework in Relation to Neuroscience, Consciousness, Free Will, and Theistic Beliefs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oliver Li; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; physicalism; dualism; neuroscience; consciousness; free will; process philosophy; panpsychism; panexperientialism; panentheism; emergence theory; science and religion; theism; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis philosophically examines, critically discusses, and proposes how a plausible philosophical framework of consciousness and free will should be formulated. This framework takes into account contemporary scientific research on human consciousness and free will and its possible challenges; also it is examined how this framework should be related to theistic beliefs – especially those connected to human and divine consciousness and free will. READ MORE

  3. 3. The felt miracle of phenomenal consciousness

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Filip Radovic; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophical logic; subjectivity; qualia; physicalism; phenomenal; objectivity; explanatory gap; dualism; Cognitive illusion; consciousness; Teoretisk filosofi; logik; Phenomenology; Fenomenologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the problem of how sensory qualities relate to neural states or processes. I shall try to present an account of why dualism appears to be an attractive and intuitive position, but also point out why dualistic intuitions may be misleading. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Mysterious Life of the Body : A New look at Psychosomatics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Tema, Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jennifer Bullington; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Mind-body problem; dualism; psychosomatics; lived-body; phenomenology;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to critically examine traditional psychosomatic theories, paying special attention to certain philosophical issues such as the mind-body problem and efficacious mechanisms of interaction between meaning, understood as psychosocial factors, and that which is traditionally called "body" (the material, objectified body). Afterwards, an alternative psychosomatic theory is worked out, drawing inspiration from the phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Death and the Self A Metaphysical Investigation of the Rationality of Afterlife Beliefs in the Contemporary Intellectual Climate

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Eddebo; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; subjectivity; selfhood; afterlife; irreducibility; critique of naturalism; immaterialist ontologies; dualism; idealism; philosophy of religion; quantum theory; interpretations of quantum mechanics; modernity; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation's purpose is to test the hypothesis that beliefs in the possibility of post-mortem survival can be rationally held within the context of the contemporary scientific and philosophical environment. In terms of criteria of rationality, a basic evidentialism is assumed, such that propositions which are sufficiently supported by the available evidence can be rationally held. READ MORE