Search for dissertations about: "political philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 swedish dissertations containing the words political philosophy.

  1. 1. Theories of Public in Political Philosophy : A study of critical traditions and social transformation

    Author : Siddharth Chadha; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political Philosophy; Caste; Critical Theory; Filosofi; Philosophy;

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  2. 2. Politics and Truth : Heidegger, Arendt and the Modern Political Lie

    Author : Anna-Karin Selberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Cecilia Sjöholm; Peg Birmingham; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Post-truth; alternative facts; modern political lie; totalitarianism; Heidegger; Arendt; truth; politics; image-making; myth; art; facts; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : In 2016, the Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” the word of the year. In the ongoing debate about post-truth it is generally assumed that facts and truth have ceased to be relevant to politics. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Public law; Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Political science; 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

  4. 4. Children at the Borders

    Author : Jonathan Josefsson; Karin Zetterqvist Nelson; Göran Collste; Anna Lundberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Children; Asylum; children’s rights; citizenship; right claims; socio-political practice; borders; migration; Barn; asyl; barns rättigheter; medborgarskap; rättighetsanspråk; socio-politisk praktik; gränser; migration;

    Abstract : In the wake of a steady flow of child migrants attempting to cross borders and states’ efforts to restrict immigration, various public controversies have arisen about the rights of asylum-seeking children. The ‘moral gap’ between the outcome of democratically enacted laws and the aim of controlling immigration, on the one hand, and public calls to protect the universal rights of asylum seeking children, on the other, have created a political challenge for Western democracies. READ MORE

  5. 5. The justification and legitimacy of the active welfare state : some philosophical aspects

    Author : Mikael Dubois; Sven Ove Hansson; Stuart White; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political philosophy; social justice; justification; legitimacy; welfare state; social insurance; prevention; conditionality; active welfare state; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. The first aim is to set out an argument for social insurance in the form of compulsory income insurance in the event of sickness or unemployment, and to explore two lines of arguments for social insurance policies that are commonly associated with an active welfare state that seeks to prevent or reduce reliance on social insurance. READ MORE