Search for dissertations about: "moral"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 381 swedish dissertations containing the word moral.

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

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Caj Strandberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 (de)coupling moral disengagement and supply chain management

    University dissertation from University of Borås; The Swedish School of Textiles

    Author : David Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; abduction; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; critical realism; ethics; moral decoupling point; moral disengagement; moral responsibility; supply chain management; sustainability; systematic combining; textile management; TBL; Triple bottom line; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : This research aims to fill an important gap in focusing on why individuals are able to take part in and/or support activities that have effects on economic, environmental, and social dimensions that are not consistent with their sense of right and wrong. The research focuses on the relationship between supply chain management and moral disengagement, and how this relation affects social responsibility. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Robots and Moral Agency

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Johansson; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; machine ethics; UAV; laws of war; robot morality; moral agency; Moral; Turning Test; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract :   Machine ethics is a field of applied ethics that has grown rapidly in the last decade. Increasingly advanced autonomous robots have expanded the focus of machine ethics from issues regarding the ethical development and use of technology by humans to a focus on ethical dimensions of the machines themselves. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Author : Karl Bergman; Uppsala universitet.; [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