Search for dissertations about: "legal philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words legal philosophy.

  1. 1. Legal Interpretation and Standards of Proof Essays in Philosophy of Law and Evidence Law Theory

    Author : Sebastián Reyes Molina; Sebastian Lutz; Jens Johansson; Verónica Rodríguez-Blanco; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; law; legal interpretation; evidence; legal evidence; proof; philosophy of law; legal theory; general jurisprudence; standards of proof; philosophy; legal reasoning; evidential reasoning; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the issues of the indeterminacy of law and judicial discretion in the decision of the quaestio facti. It is composed of four papers:In the first paper, I develop an account of legal indeterminacy called the ‘systemic indeterminacy’ thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Call for Scientific Purity : Axel Hägerström's Critique of Legal Science

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för rättshistorisk forskning (The Ohlin Foundation for Legal History)

    Author : Max Lyles; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Legal history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Rättshistoria; Historia; History; Legal history; Axel Hägerström 1868-1939 ; Uppsala School; Scandinavian Legal Realism; philosophy; anti-metaphysics; anti-subjectivism; legal philosophy; legal science; legal positivism; legal realism; Begriffsjurisprudenz; natural law; Sweden;

    Abstract : The subject matter of this study forms an analysis of Axel Hägerström’s (1868-1939) theories of law and legal science - ideas that were formative both for the Uppsala School and Scandinavian Legal Realism. By means of a close analysis of Hägerström’s epistemology and ontology, the general principles of his theory of science have been outlined, especially the marked stance of anti-metaphysics (anti-subjectivism), the logical notion of reality, and the application of conceptual analyses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advance Directives and Personal Identity

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Elisabeth Furberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi; advance directives; personal identity; psychological continuity; animalism; posthumous harm; moral authority; rights; utilitarianism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Advance directives are instructions given by patients – or potential patients – specifying what actions ought to be taken for their health in the event that they are no longer capable to make decisions due to illness or incapacity. Over the last decades, there has been a rising tide in favour of advance directives: not only is the use of such directives recommended by most medical and advisory bodies, they are also gaining increasing legal recognition in many parts of the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethics of Imprisonment Essays in Criminal Justice Ethics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : William Bülow; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Collateral Harms; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Consequentialism; Criminal Justice Ethics; Doctrine of Double Effect; Electronic Monitoring; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Moral Education Theory of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy of Punishment; Retributivism; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis consists of three essays which all concern the ethics of imprisonment and what constitutes an ethically defensible treatment of criminal offenders.Paper 1 defends the claim that prisoners have a right to privacy. I argue that the right to privacy is important because of its connection to moral agency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legal Questions and Scientific Answers : Ontological Differences and Epistemic Gaps in the Assessment of Causal Relations

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Lena Wahlberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interdisciplinarity; law and science; ontology; scientific knowledge; standard of proof; sustainable development; uncertainty; tort law; jurisprudence; allmän rättslära; ignorance; expert knowledge; evidence; environmental law; environmental damage; causation;

    Abstract : A large number of legal rules create an obligation to prevent, repair or otherwise mitigate damage to human health or the environment. Many of these rules require that a legally relevant causal relation between human behaviour and the damage at issue is established, and in the establishment of causal relations of this kind scientific information is often pressed into service. READ MORE