Search for dissertations about: "ethical deliberation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words ethical deliberation.

  1. 1. Responsible Conduct in Dual Use Research : Towards an Ethic of Deliberation in the Life Sciences

    Author : Frida Kuhlau; Anna T Höglund; Stefan Eriksson; Kathinka Evers; Alexander Kelle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bioethics; biological warfare; biological weapons; biosecurity; communicative ethics; deliberative ethics; dual use; ethical competence; life science research; precautionary principle; responsible conduct; Bioetik; Bioethics;

    Abstract : Life scientists have increasingly been asked to incorporate a dual use responsibility in their research conduct. In this thesis, different aspects of what constitutes a reasonable responsibility in terms of avoiding harmful misuse of research for biological weapon purposes have been explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    Author : Klas Roth; Christer Fritzell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Green Image to Green Practice. Normative action and self-regulation

    Author : Minna Gillberg; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IPPC Directive; ISO 14001; EMAS; sustainability; norm world; ethical deliberation; phronesis; environmental management system; self-regulation; advanced practice; normative action; Environmental Protection Act; sociology of law; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Ever since environmental issues appeared on the agenda of modern industrial society, through the work of whistle blowers such as Rachel Carson, Georg Borgström, Björn Gillberg and Hans Palmstierna, the Swedish state has exerted itself to project a green image. In practice this image has merely functioned as a defence for the legitimacy of industrial development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Let us be philosophers! : Computerized support for ethical decision making

    Author : Mikael Laaksoharju; Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a computerized tool for ethical decision making. For someone who is unfamiliar with the psychological theory that the tool is based on, it will perhaps first appear as a pointless piece of software. READ MORE

  5. 5. Paternalism in general practice - physician's power and patient's autonomy

    Author : Stefan Bremberg; Allmänmedicin och klinisk epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autonomy; Attitudes; interview; justification; medical benefit; paternalism; questionnaire; General practice; medicinsk utbildning; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and analyse situations raising the question of possible paternalism in everyday general practice in Sweden. Both questionnaires to a random sample of respondents and interviews have been used. READ MORE