Search for dissertations about: "philosophy of science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 303 swedish dissertations containing the words philosophy of science.

  1. 1. Decisional-Emotional Support System for a Synthetic Agent Influence of Emotions in Decision-Making Toward the Participation of Automata in Society

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Javier Francisco Guerrero Razuri; Aron Larsson; David Sundgren; Rahim Rahmani; Alessandro Villa; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Affective Computing; Machine Learning; Adversarial Risk Analysis; Broaden and Build Theory; Facial Expression Recognition; Speech Emotion Recognition; Detection of Emotional Information; Emotional self-regulation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Emotion influences our actions, and this means that emotion has subjective decision value. Emotions, properly interpreted and understood, of those affected by decisions provide feedback to actions and, as such, serve as a basis for decisions. READ MORE

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

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

    Author : Anders Hallengren; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala University, Uppsala

    Author : Ola Agevall; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Science of Univque Events; Infinite manifod; Governing point of view; History; Cultural Science; Value relations; historical individual; Objective possibility; Adequate cause; Ideal type; 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;

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  4. 4. Making Death Matter : A Feminist Technoscience Study of Alzheimer's Sciences in the Laboratory

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tara Mehrabi; Cecilia Åsberg; Ericka Johnson; Stine Willum Adrian; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agential realism; posthumanities; new materialism; feminist technoscience; STS; gender studies; Human Animal Studies; matters of practice; animal experimentation; spectrum of killability; agential asymmetry; Drosophila melanogaster; fruit flies; Alzheimer’s sciences; laboratory ethnography; biological waste; politics of categorization; mattering death; ethics of relationality.; Agentiell realism; posthumaniora; nymaterialism; feministiska teknovetenskpliga studier; genusvetenskap; vetenskapliga praktiker; djurförsök; agentiell assymetri; fruktflugor; Alzheimers sjukdomar; labbetnografi; biologiskt avfall; döden; relationell etik; processontologi; Genusstudier; Cultural Studies; Kulturstudier; History of Ideas; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; Philosophy; Filosofi; Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to feminist laboratory studies and a critical engagement with the natural sciences, or more precisely research on the biochemical workings and deadly relations of Alzheimer’s disease emanating from a year of field work in a Drosophila fly lab. The natural sciences have been a point of fascination within the field of gender studies for decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; John Cantwell; Jeremy Howick; Sven Ove Hansson; Julian Reiss; [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