Search for dissertations about: "philosophical orientation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words philosophical orientation.

  1. 1. Visitor orientation in context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Numerisk analys och datalogi

    Author : Anders Hedman; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Building on a detailed philosophical basis, this thesisoffers visitor orientation as an alternative perspective onhuman-computer interaction with a focus on visitors and places.In our modern world we see that computers are no longerexclusively used as tools, but they also allow for theexperience of being visitors in a large variety of places. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Psychology of Worldviews: Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Artur Nilsson; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for Adaptable Learning

    University dissertation from Trollhättan : University West

    Author : Amir Haj-Bolouri; Högskolan Väst.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design; action design research; design science research; information systems; integration work; civic orientation; work-integrated learning; e-learning; adaptable learning; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : The research in this thesis emphasizes the endeavor of designing for adaptable learning. Designing for adaptable learning is understood as an overall response to designing for integration work. Designing for integration work is thus classified as a special case of designing for adaptable learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kripke on Necessity : A Metaphysical Investigation

    University dissertation from Theoretical Philosophy

    Author : Kyriakos Theodoridis; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; Systematic philosophy; conceivability; mereological identity; ontological character; identity; possible worlds; actuality; properties; ontology; object; contingency; apriori; Metaphysical; epistemic; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; Philosophical logic; Filosofisk logik; logik;

    Abstract : I undertake a metaphysical investigation of Saul Kripke's modern classic, Naming and Necessity (1980). The general problem of my study may be expressed as follows: What is the metaphysical justification of the validity and existence of the pertinent classes of truths, the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori, according to the Kripke Paradigm? My approach is meant to disclose the logical and ontological principles underlying Kripke's arguments for the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Authentic Language Övdalsk, metapragmatic exchange and the margins of Sweden’s linguistic market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : David Karlander; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Tomas Riad; Judith T. Irvine; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; authenticity; history of linguistic thought; indexicality; linguistic anthropology; linguistic minorities; metalanguage; metapragmatics; philosophical anthropology; Övdalsk; autenticitet; filosofisk antropologi; indexikalitet; lingvistisk antropologi; metaspråk; metapragmatik; språkliga minoriteter; språkvetenskapens idéhistoria; älvdalska; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis engages with practices that in some way place stakes in the social existence of Övdalsk (also älvdalska, Elfdalian, Övdalian), a marginal form of Scandinavian used mainly in Sweden’s Älvdalen municipality. The practices at hand range from early 20th century descriptive dialectology and contemporary lay-linguistics to language advocacy and language political debate. READ MORE