Search for dissertations about: "kunskapsteori"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word kunskapsteori.

  1. 1. Groundless Knowledge : A Humean Solution to the Problem of Skepticism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell

    Author : Henrik Bohlin; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kunskapsteori; skepticism; Hume; Wittgenstein; Strawson; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

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  2. 2. The Substituted Judgment Standard. Studies on the Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Linus Broström; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Systematic philosophy; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; hypothetical consent; autonomy; incompetence; surrogate accuracy; surrogate decision making; substituted judgment; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : Patients who are incompetent need a surrogate decision maker to make treatment decisons on their behalf. One of the main ethical questions that arise in this context is what standard ought to govern such decision making. READ MORE

  3. 3. Morality and the Pursuit of Happiness : A Study in Kantian Ethics

    University dissertation from Johan Brännmark, Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Johan Brännmark; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Systematic philosophy; Henry Sidgwick; G. E. Moore; wide reflective equilibrium; metaphysics of the person; Ethics; value; moral realism; social constructivism; philosophy of action; theories of motivation; the dualism of practical reason; the highest good; happiness; virtue; the categorical imperative; maxims; moral principles; Immanuel Kant; moral judgment; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : This work seeks to develop a Kantian ethical theory in terms of a general ontology of values and norms together with a metaphysics of the person that makes sense of this ontology. It takes as its starting point Kant’s assertion that a good will is the only thing that has an unconditioned value and his accompanying view that the highest good consists in virtue and happiness in proportion to virtue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patterns of Care : Relating Altruism in Sociobiology and the Christian Tradition of Agape

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Eva-Lotta Grantén; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Praktisk filosofi; ideology; epistemology; Sociobiology; Agape; Altruism; Science and Religion; Independence; Conflict; Integration; Care; Systematic philosophy; ethics; metaphysics; aesthetics; ideologi; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to relate sociobiological theories of altruism to theories within the Christian tradition of agape. Firstly, it discusses the relation between scientific, ethical and theological understandings of altruism, and argues that it is possible to compare discussions of benevolent acts towards others or other-directedness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Voluntary Coercion. Collective Action and the Social Contract

    University dissertation from Practical Philosophy

    Author : Magnus Jiborn; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; convention.; evolutionary stability; equilibrium; Assurance game; Prisoner s Dilemma; evolutionary game theory; game theory; collective action; Social contract; Systematic philosophy; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : This work provides a game theoretical analysis of the classical idea of a social contract. According to what we might call the Hobbesian justification of the state, coercion is necessary in order to provide people with basic security and to enable them to successfully engage in mutually beneficial cooperation. READ MORE