Search for dissertations about: "philosophy of science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 292 swedish dissertations containing the words philosophy of science.

  1. 1. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Science of Unique Events : Max Weber's Methodology of the Cultural Sciences

    University dissertation from Uppsala University, Uppsala

    Author : Ola Agevall; Växjö universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Vetenskapshistoria; Philosophy subjects Theory of science; Filosofiämnen Vetenskapsteori; Sociology; Sociologi; Science of Univque Events; Infinite manifod; Governing point of view; History; Cultural Science; Value relations; historical individual; Objective possibility; Adequate cause; Ideal type; Sociology; sociologi; Science of unique events; governing point of view; history; cultural science; value relations; objective possibility; adequate cause; ideal type;

    Abstract : Max-Weber's methodological essays, published-posthumously as Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre, continue to attract scholarly attention. They also continue to pose formidable problems to a modern reader. READ MORE

  3. 3. The hermeneutics of medicine and the phenomenology of health : steps towards a philosophy of medical practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Fredrik Svenaeus; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Medicin - allmänt; Filosofi; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Attunement; clinical encounter; Gadamer; Heidegger; hermeneutics of medicine; phenomenology of illness; philosophy of medical practice; theory of health; understanding; unhomelikeness;

    Abstract : This study is an attempt to develop an ontology and epistemology of medicine with the aid of the philosophical theories of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Medicine, in this work, is considered to be a particular form of practice with a certain intersubjective structure, rather than an assembly of scientific theories and technologies applied in the clinic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Philosophical controversies in the evaluation of medical treatments With a focus on the evidential roles of randomization and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Alexander Mebius; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Evidence; randomized controlled trials; observational studies; systematic reviews; meta-analysis; methodology; process assessment; outcome assessment; medical care; randomization; evidence-based medicine; selection bias; philosophy of medicine; philosophy of science; mechanisms; quality of evidence; animal studies; treatment effect; causation by absence; medical technology; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines philosophical controversies surrounding the evaluation of medical treatments, with a focus on the evidential roles of randomised trials and mechanisms in Evidence-Based Medicine. Current 'best practice' usually involves excluding non-randomised trial evidence from systematic reviews in cases where randomised trials are available for inclusion in the reviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Citeringens praktiker: Det vetenskapliga publicerandet som teori, metod och forskningspolitik The practices of the citation: Scientific publication as theory, method and research policy

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gustaf Nelhans; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; performativitet; citeringskultur; citeringsmangel; citeringstypologi; citeringspraktiker; citeringsnätverk; vetenskapstepori; vetenskapsstudier; vetenskaps- och teknikstudier; performativity; citation practices; citation; mangle; citation culture; citation networks; HistCite; citation map; historiograph; ontology; controversy; Science and Technology Studies; STS; Theory of science;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the scientific citation and its various functions in the scientific community and develops it as a tool for research in theory of science, scientometrics and science studies. Through empirical and theoretical studies that utilize both quali-tative and quantitative methods the citation’s history, method, as well as its use in research policy is examined. READ MORE