Search for dissertations about: "objectivity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the word objectivity.

  1. 1. Objects and objectivity Alternatives to mathematical realism

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Ebba Gullberg; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of mathematics; mathematical realism; ontological realism; semantic realism; platonism; the semantic argument; the indispensability argument; the non-uniqueness problem; Benacerraf s dilemma; the irrelevance challenge; Field; Carnap; Balaguer; Yablo; the internal external distinction; fictionalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is centered around a set of apparently conflicting intuitions that we may have about mathematics. On the one hand, we are inclined to believe that the theorems of mathematics are true. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Victor Moberger; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. The Signified World The Problem of Occasionality in Husserl's Phenomenology of Meaning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Karl Weigelt; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Husserl; phenomenology; meaning; objectivity; ideality; intentionality; indexicality; situation-dependence; facticity; reference; content; subjectivity; internalism; constitution; individuation; horizon; world; noema; species; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This study offers the first comprehensive account of the problem of situation-dependence and facticity in Husserl's phenomenology of meaning. On the basis of a reconsideration of the central ideas of Husserl's phenomenological approach to meaning and intentionality, it presents a reconstruction and assessment of Husserl's revised conception of empirical meaning. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Causal Attribution

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : B. Ingemar B. Lindahl; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; causation; cause-condition distinction; causal selection; differentiating factor; inus condition; explanation; covering-law model; Mill’s methods; objectivity; pragmatics; responsibility; abnormalism; history; science; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation treats of the problem of attributing the occurrence of an individual event or state to a single cause — a problem commonly understood either as a question of distinguishing the cause from the mere conditions or as a matter of singling out, from several causes, one cause, as the cause. The main purpose of the study is to clarify some basic concepts, and some criteria of ascertainment of the cause, that may be discerned in the literature on causal attribution. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Possibility of Discussion : Relativism, Truth, and Criticism of Religious Beliefs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Etik och Religionsfilosofi

    Author : Hugo Strandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; discussion; relativism; truth; criticism of religious beliefs; fideism; objectivity; universality; Wittgenstein; Davidson; Heidegger; Swinburne; Religionsfilosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Philosophy of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : The dissertation seeks to address the issue of how fruitful discussion of religious beliefs is possible, i.e. how it is criticism of religious beliefs is possible. In the philosophy of religion, discussions of religious beliefs are often understood as starting from putative universal norms and rules for argumentation. READ MORE