Search for dissertations about: "ethical criticism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words ethical criticism.

  1. 1. Articulable Humanity : Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

    Author : Hilda Härgestam Strandberg; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Annie Gagiano; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African literature; Nuruddin Farah; narrative ethics; ethical criticism; precariousness; vulnerability; human dignity; Emmanuel Lévinas; Adriana Cavarero; Judith Butler; postcolonial theory; feminism.; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Fokus för avhandlingen, Att uttrycka det mänskliga: narrativ etik i Nuruddin Farah’s trilogier, är de nio romaner publicerade mellan 1979 och 2011 som tillsammans utgör Nuruddin Farah’s tre trilogier: ”Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship,” bestående av Sweet and Sour Milk (1979), Sardines (1981), Close Sesame (1983); “Blood in the Sun,” bestående av Maps (1986), Gifts (1993), Secrets (1998); samt “Past Imperfect,” bestående av Links (2003), Knots (2007), Crossbones (2011). Tematiska och stilistiska skillnader till trots så är dessa trilogier och romaner märkbart sammanhängande i sitt fokus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Jesus the True Leader : The Biographical Portrait of Jesus as Leader in the Gospel of Matthew

    Author : Daniel Hjort; Bibelvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Jesus; Gospel of Matthew; leader; ancient biography; genre; portrait; biographical-narrative method; virtues; character; leadership; influence; model; imitation; leadership roles; characterization; narrative criticism; leadership terms; Isocrates; Xenophon; Philo; Plutarch; Evagoras; Agesilaus; Moses; Numa;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study is to understand and clarify how Jesus is presented as a leader in the Gospel of Matthew. The usage of common leadership terms in reference to Jesus early in the story, the biographical genre of Matthew, and the consistently negative portrayal of other leaders in the story give good reasons for the inquiry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethical Issues in Cardiology Patients' views of information and decision-making

    Author : Anders Ågård; Medicinsk etik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; ideology; decision-making; information disclosure; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ethics; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Systematic philosophy; Cardiovascular system; interview; atypical chest pain; acute myocardial infarction; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; implantable cardioverter defibrillator; heart failure; patient-caregiver communication; patient preference; informed consent;

    Abstract : The over-riding aim of this thesis was to obtain a deeper understanding of the way patients with cardiac problems view both information related to their health and medical decisions and their role in decision-making processes. An important objective was to identify reasons why patients do not ask for or assimilate information or why they do not want or feel that they are able to influence medical decisions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Narrative Ethics and Intuition of the Infinite: E. L. Doctorow´s Gnostic Hope for the Postmodern Era

    Author : Catharine Walker Bergström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; postmodernism; narrative ethics; metaethics; intertextuality; intuition; truth; Self; moral agency; deconstruction; Gnosticism; Kabbalah; Levinas; Emerson; Jung; Derrida;

    Abstract : Abstract: Walker Bergström, Catharine. Narrative Ethics and Intuition of the Infinite: E. L. Doctorow s Gnostic Hope for the Postmodern Era, Department of English, University of Gothenburg, 2008. READ MORE

  5. 5. Polska socrealistyczna krytyka literacka jako narzedzie wladzy

    Author : Dorota Tubielewicz Mattsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Slavic and Baltic languages - general; Slaviska och baltiska språk - allmänt; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : In the dissertation I analyze the relationship between Socialist Realism (SR) and literarycriticism in Poland during the years 1945-54. I suggest that literary criticism played akey role in promoting SR. SR was possible partly because of political pressure andpartly because it built on progressive ideas and values developed over the centuries. READ MORE