Search for dissertations about: "moral philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 swedish dissertations containing the words moral philosophy.

  1. 1. Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Caj Strandberg; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Morallära; Systematic philosophy; Moral science; Gilbert Harman.; Simon Blackburn; Michael Smith; J. L. Mackie; G. E. Moore; David Brink; Nicholas Sturgeon; moral explanation; argument from queerness; metaphysics; supervenience; fetishist argument; externalism; internalism; moral motivation; moral properties; open question argument; moral reason; moral disagreement; naturalism; reductionism; error-theory; Cornell realism; moral realism; non-cognitivism; meta-ethics; ethics; aesthetics;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to defend moral realism. In chapter 1, I argue that moral realism is best understood as the view that (1) moral sentences have truth-value (cognitivism), (2) there are moral properties that make some moral sentences true (success-theory), and (3) moral properties are not reducible to non-moral properties (non-reductionism). READ MORE

  2. 2. Moral internalism : An Essay in Moral Psychology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnar Björnsson; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : An ancient but central divide in moral philosophy concerns the nature of opinions about what is morally wrong or what our moral duties are. Some philosophers argue that moral motivation is internal to moral opinions: that moral opinions consist of motivational states such as desires or emotions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communities of Judgment Towards a Teleosemantic Theory of Moral Thought and Discourse

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Author : Karl Bergman; Sharon Rider; Andrew Reisner; Marc Artiga; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ruth Millikan; teleosemantics; biosemantics; content; descriptive content; meta-semantics; meta-ethics; cognitivism; non-cognitivism; moral objectivity; moral relativism; moral disagreement; moral psychology; evolution of morality; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis offers a teleosemantic account of moral discourse and judgment. It develops a number of views about the function and content of moral judgments and the nature of moral discourse based on Ruth Millikan’s theory of intentional content and the functions of intentional attitudes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Future generations A challenge for moral theory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. READ MORE

  5. 5. The moral status of nature reasons to care for the natural world

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier, Umeå universitet

    Author : Lars Samuelsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental ethics; ecocentrism; reasons; reason for action; normative reason; moral status; moral standing; moral considerability; final value; intrinsic value; biocentrism; nature-considerism; nature; nature as a whole; the natural world; complexity; indispensability; interests; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The subject-matter of this essay is the moral status of nature. This subject is dealt with in terms of normative reasons. The main question is if there are direct normative reasons to care for nature in addition to the numerous indirect normative reasons that there are for doing so. READ MORE