Search for dissertations about: "imagination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the word imagination.

  1. 1. The Transformative Imagination Re-imagining the world towards sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Diego Galafassi; Victor Galaz; Tim Daw; Karen O'Brien; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ways of knowing; transformations; complexity; futures; practice; transdisciplinarity; creativity; art-based; embodied meaning; action-research; science-policy; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : A central task for sustainability science in the Anthropocene is to offer guidance on alternative pathways of change. Even though this search and implementation of pathways towards sustainability is likely to require profound social-ecological transformations, little is yet known about the individual and collective capacities needed to support such transformations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Imagination, variation, and firm behavior : observations from 3G

    University dissertation from Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Joakim Björkdahl; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; imagination; theory of firm; uncertainty; routine; variation; investments; 3G; guiding action; management; behavior;

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  3. 3. Ecologies of the Imagination Theorizing the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Per Israelson; Anders Cullhed; Marcel O'Gorman; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media theory; genre theory; media ecology; posthumanism; ecocriticism; neocybernetics; sympoiesis; ontogenesis; fantasy; the fantastic; comic books; William Blake; Alan Moore; J. R. R. Tolkien; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This book is about the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic. In it, the author argues that the definition of the fantastic presented by Tzvetan Todorov in 1970 can be used, provided it is first adapted to a media-ecological framework, to theorize the role of aesthetic participation in the creation of secondary worlds. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Dying Dreamer - Architecture of Parallel Realities

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Malin Zimm; [2003]
    Keywords : Architecture; Against Nature; A Rebours; Artifice; Artificiality; Domestic Interior; Dream; Experience; Fiction; Hypertext; Huysmans; Imagination; Individuality; Interactivity; Interface; Obsession; Obsessive Dreambuilding; Perception; Representation;

    Abstract : The objective of this licentiate thesis is to investigatearchitectural experience and creation in virtual space and itsrepresentational problems. The thesis comprises three articlespublished during the years 2001-2003, and a website,www.arch.kth. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Sublime : Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions

    University dissertation from Uppsala universitet

    Author : Karl Axelsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; the sublime; Longinus; Peri Hupsous; British eighteenth century; Samuel H. Monk; criticism of intellectual literature; Thomas Hobbes; imagination; Estetik;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the attraction of the sublime in British criticism during the eighteenth century, with particular emphasis on the arguments that served as precursors to the interest in the experience of the sublime.The first part explores Samuel H. READ MORE