Search for dissertations about: "naturalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word naturalism.

  1. 1. Naturalizing God? : A Critical Evaluation of Religious Naturalism

    Author : Sven Mikael Leidenhag; Mikael Stenmark; Niels Henrik Gregersen; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious naturalism; naturalism; science and religion; emergence theory; panentheism; panpsychism; theism; Willem Drees; Charley Hardwick; Ursula Goodenough; Karl Peters; Gordon Kaufman; Stuart Kauffman; Loyal Rue; pragmatism; eco-ethics; eco-theology.; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to critically evaluate religious naturalism as a position in the dialogue between science and religion. I seek to explicate the major topics of debate within religious naturalism (chapter 2), as well as the naturalistic and religious aspects of religious naturalism. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Alexander Almér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    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

  3. 3. Worse than Complex

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Petter Törnberg; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Evolutionary Developmental Theory; Complexity; Transitions; Naturalism; Innovation; Wicked Systems; Social Movements; Digital Trace Data; Innovation Society; Critical Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis engages with questions on the boundary between what has traditionally been understood as social and natural. The introductory essay contextualizes the specific contributions of the included papers, by noting and exploring a reinvigoration of "naturalism" (the notion of a continuity between the human realm and the rest of natural phenomena) under the banner of Complexity Science. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : David Brax; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Abstract : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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