Search for dissertations about: "epistemic action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words epistemic action.

  1. 1. Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism Action Guidance and Moral Intuitions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Simon Rosenqvist; Folke Tersman; Jens Johansson; Ben Eggleston; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hedonistic act utilitarianism; consequentialism; action guidance; moral intuitions; hedonism; thought experiments; ignorance; imagination; morality; normativity; ethics; moral theory; normative ethics; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : According to hedonistic act utilitarianism, an act is morally right if and only if, and because, it produces at least as much pleasure minus pain as any alternative act available to the agent. This dissertation gives a partial defense of utilitarianism against two types of objections: action guidance objections and intuitive objections. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Epistemic and Interpretative Holism A critique of methodological approaches in research on learning

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Liza Haglund; Niclas Rönnström; Max Scheja; Ninni Wahlström; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interpretation of learning; Intentional Analysis; conceptual change; epistemic holism; interpretative holism; principle of charity; salient features; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The central concern of this thesis is to discuss interpretations of learning in educational research. A point of departure is taken in core epistemological and ontological assumptions informing three major approaches to learning: behaviourism, cognitive constructivism and socioculturalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards epistemic and interpretative holism : A critique of methodological approches in research on learning

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Liza Haglund; Niclas Rönnström; Max Scheja; Ninni Wahlström; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interpretation of learning; Intentional Analysis; conceptual change; epistemic holism; interpretative holism; principle of charity; salient features;

    Abstract : AbstractThe central concern of this thesis is to discuss interpretations of learning in educational research. A point of departure is taken in core epistemological and ontological assumptions informing three major approaches to learning: behaviourism, cognitive constructivism and socioculturalism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epistemic beliefs among upper-secondary students in education for sustainable development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Marie Grice; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; epistemic beliefs; sustainable development; transdisciplinarity; action-guidingness; factor analysis; philosophizing with;

    Abstract : This research project explores an educational context through two approaches. The first analyses the interpretability and role of the concept of sustainable development according to the writings of four syllabuses in the curriculum for Swedish compulsory school. READ MORE

  5. 5. Building international institutions for environmental protection : The case of Baltic Sea environmental cooperation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ronnie Hjorth; [1992]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental protection; international cooperation; institutions; international regimes; epistemic communities; communicative action; sovereignty; the Baltic Sea; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses upon the ambiguity in international environmental law and practice, between, the principle of sic utere tuo ut alienum non iaedas, also referred to as the solidarity principle, and the sovereignty principle. Accordingly, the international regime for environmental protection could, on the one hand, be regarded as promoting policies out of concern for the common good, but on the other hand; the sovereignty principle restricts the possibilities for such policies. READ MORE