Search for dissertations about: "objective values"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 swedish dissertations containing the words objective values.

  1. 1. The Queerness of Objective Values : An Essay on Mackiean Metaethics and the Arguments from Queerness

    Author : Victor Moberger; Jens Johansson; Erik Carlson; Russ Shafer-Landau; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; J. L. Mackie; argument from queerness; objective values; moral realism; claim to objectivity; argument from relativity; non-naturalism; supervenience; normative explanation; authoritative prescriptivity; objectivity; categoricity; minimal realism; ardent realism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This book investigates the argument from queerness against moral realism, famously put forward by J. L. Mackie in Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong (1977). The book can be divided into two parts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivations for human behaviour : Relating attribution and expectancy inferences to socioeconomic and religious orientations among Ewe Christians in Ghana

    Author : Dziedzorm R. Asafo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Motivation; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations; Cognitive and Symbolic Religiosity; Rituals; Attribution; Expectancy; Dialogue; Inference; Altruism; Values; Relatedness; Motives; Emotions; Churches; Religious Behaviour; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; religionssociologi;

    Abstract : Since Max Weber's controversial thesis about the source of Western capitalism, social scientists have become embroiled in, and preoccupied with the central question of the function of ideology in human behaviour. In the process, other questions relating to this issue and especially that of religion came to attract the attention of many researchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taste for Science : How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    Author : Per Anderhag; Per-Olof Wickman; Karim Mikael Hamza; Heidi Carlone; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chloride transport and chloride threshold values : studies on concretes and mortars with Portland cement and limestone blended cement

    Author : Dimitrios Boubitsas; RISE; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cement; Mortar; Concrete; Corrosion; Reinforcement; Chloride ions;

    Abstract : Reinforced concrete is one of the most widely used building materials and if it is properly designed and produced, it is an extremely durable material with a service life up to 100 years. However, under certain environmental conditions the service life of reinforced concrete structures is more limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety and decision-making

    Author : Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptual analysis; safety; risk; epstemic uncertainty; epstemic values; values in risk assessment; risk analysis; risk management; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Safety is an important topic for a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, economics, sociology, psychology, political science and philosophy, and plays a central role in risk analysis and risk management. The aim of this thesis is to develop a concept of safety that is relevant for decision-making, and to elucidate its consequences for risk and safety research and practices. READ MORE