Search for dissertations about: "metaphysical realism"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words metaphysical realism.

  1. 1. Naturalising Intentionality : Inquiries into Realism & Relativism

    Author : Alexander Almér; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anti-realism; context; faultless disareement; inner perception; intentionality; internal realism; knowledge by acquaintance; metaphysical realism; naturalism; pragmatic-semantic distinction; relativism;

    Abstract : Cognitive scientists, linguists and philosophers have expressed hope that mental and linguistic content (aboutness) eventually will be explained in broadly natural scientific terms. This dissertation investigates certain problems pertaining to attempts to naturalise mental aboutness and related semantic concepts like reference and truth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electronic Healthcare Ontologies : Philosophy, the real world and IT structures

    Author : Martin Berzell; Ingemar Nordin; Urban Forsum; Daniel Karlsson; Ingvar Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; medical informatics; ontology; terminology; critical realism; immanent realism; Filosofi; medicinsk informatik; ontologi; terminologi; kritisk realism; immanent realism; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates how the notion of ‘ontology’ has been used in the field of medical informatics and knowledge representation. Partly to investigate what an ‘ontology’ can be said to represent and what requirements we can have on a good ‘ontology’. READ MORE

  3. 3. God in the act of reference : A conceptual analysis of reference and reality and its consequences for the debate on religious realism and nonrealism

    Author : Erica Appelros; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; reference; realism; nonrealism; Cupitt; reality; play; make-believe; pragmatics; God; Donnellan; Bezuidenhout; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation addresses the problem of reference actualised in religiousrealism's claim that religious nonrealism is religiously inadequate since init "God" does not refer to a God existing independently of human conceptualisations. The study aims to show that the referential argument against religious nonrealism is not necessarily successful once the existential and referential presumptions of the argument are critically examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Max Weber in a Theological Perspective

    Author : Thomas Ekstrand; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Max Weber; value relevance; view of life; theology; utopian realism; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the problem of how Christian theology can be integrated with secular thinking. It is claimed that since modern science applies many different perspectives, this integrative effort can only take place as a never-ending dialogue between different interpretations of both theology and science. READ MORE