Search for dissertations about: "existentialism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word existentialism.

  1. 1. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Author : Daniel Andersson; Bengt Landgren; Roland Lysell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Spirit of Revolt : Nikolai Berdiaev's Existential Gnosticism

    Author : Fabian Linde; Per-Arne Bodin; Elena Namli; Irene Masing-Delic; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian philosophy; Berdyaev; Berdiaev; Hans Jonas; Russian religious philosophy; gnosticism; gnosis; existentialism; gnostic return; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of the Russian religious philosopher Nikolai Berdiaev (1874-1948). The aim of the thesis is to re-examine the alleged gnostic subtext in Berdiaev’s thought by exploring a number of interrelated motifs in his world outlook, teaching on man and theory of knowledge. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Critical God : Revisiting Reinhold Niebuhr's existential turn in the realist tradition

    Author : Guilherme Marques-Pedro; Howard Williams; Andrew Linklater; David McLellan; Campbell Craig; UK Aberystwyth University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; International Relations Theory; Realism; Liberalism; Existentialism; Christian Theology; Reinhold Niebuhr; Thomas Hobbes; Statskunskap; Political Science;

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  4. 4. The Psychology of Worldviews: Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    Author : Artur Nilsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Livsfrågor och religionskunskap : En belysning av ett centralt begrepp i svensk religionsdidaktik

    Author : Björn Falkevall; Staffan Selander; Karin Sporre; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; religious education; curriculum studies; teacher education; questions of life; existential questions; dialogicity; utterances; chains of utterances; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on “livsfrågor” (questions of life) a typical Swedish concept introduced in the RE syllabus in the curriculum for compulsory schools in 1969. The study poses three questions: what can qualify as a “livsfråga”, why are they regarded important, and how do they fit into teaching? The main purpose is to study differences of the concept in two materials. READ MORE