Search for dissertations about: "folk logic"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words folk logic.

  1. 1. Physical Persons. An Essay on Reconciliatory Physicalism

    Author : Jan Hartman; Teoretisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; self-brain; unity of mind; personal identity; self; mental properties; physicalism; mind-body; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : Physical Persons explores the nature of mind and self, and their relation to the body. It argues that folk-psychological expressions about persons are indeed irreducible and true, however, this can be reconciled with the view that persons are physical beings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bringing Europe Down to Earth

    Author : Anders Hellström; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union Commission; European integration; European identity; identity politics; discourse theory; nationalism; cosmopolitanism; unity-in-diversity; globalisation; an area of freedom; security and justice; migration; immigration; populism; the Euro.; eastern enlargement; Europe; EU; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Why is it considered more European to vote in the affirmative of the Euro than it is to vote against it? Why is not possible to be a populist and a ?Good European? at the same time? What makes an illegal immigrant different from a tourist? These questions all concern the limits of what it means to be, act and think as Europeans in Europe. In the political process of bringing the nations and peoples of Europe together, Europe is imagined as a distinct community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Slippery paths : The performance and canonization of Turkic literature and Uyghur muqam song in Islam and modernity

    Author : Nathan Light; USA IN Indiana University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Folklore; Song; Islam; Muqam; Modernity; Language; literature and linguistics; Social sciences; Turkic; Canonization; Middle Eastern literature; Uyghur; Performance; China; Asian literature; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : In the past forty years the fluid Uyghur muqam song tradition has been transformed into a cultural canon used to represent the Uyghur ethnic group within China and on the world stage. Traditional muqam performers have provided the magma of songs that scholars and politicians have edited into an invented "great tradition" which supports a Uyghur claim to an important piece world cultural history. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Trivial Matters : Everyday power in Swedish elder care

    Author : Tove Harnett; Bo Malmberg; David Wästerfors; Stig Berg; F. Jaber Gubrium; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande;

    Abstract : This is a study about fairly ordinary situations in elder care: how staff deal with older people’s influence, how staff talk about older people’s complaints, how family members talk about elder mistreatment, and how older people act in order to exert influence in a nursing home. However ordinary, these are situations where relational power is accentuated, accomplished and able to be empirically explored. READ MORE