Search for dissertations about: "postmodernism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word postmodernism.

  1. 1. Deciphering the Meaning of Revealed Law : The Sur´shian Paradigm in Shi’i Epistemology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ashk Dahlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Islam; Shi’i; Iran; sharīʿat; fiqh; uṣūl al-fiqh; ikhtilāf; qabḍwa basṭ; Surūsh; Jawādī-Āmulī; Mujtahid-Shabistarī; Rūmī; epistemology; hermeneutics; history of philosophy and science; postmodernism; modernity; mysticism; relativism; interpretation; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occuring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established normative repertory of Islamic tradition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Romance revived postmodern romances and the tradition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Heidi Hansson; Umeå universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; romance; postmodernism; dialogue; feminism; intertextuality; destabilised text; cyclical time; critical return; uncertain gender-construction;

    Abstract : This is the first study to identify and analyse postmodern romances as a new development of the romance and to relate this late twentieth-century subgenre to its tradition. Based on a selection of works published between 1969 and 1994, by A. S. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Aesthetics of Resistance: : The Open-Ended Practice of Language Writing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Avdelningen för estetik

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Narrative Ethics and Intuition of the Infinite: E. L. Doctorow´s Gnostic Hope for the Postmodern Era

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Catharine Bergström Walker; Catharine Walker Bergström; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska; Doctorow; E. L.; Etik i litteraturen; ethics; postmodernism; narrative ethics; metaethics; intertextuality; intuition; truth; Self; moral agency; deconstruction; Gnosticism; Kabbalah; Levinas; Emerson; Jung; Derrida;

    Abstract : Abstract: Walker Bergström, Catharine. Narrative Ethics and Intuition of the Infinite: E. L. Doctorow s Gnostic Hope for the Postmodern Era, Department of English, University of Gothenburg, 2008. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conversation and Figuration from the Horizontality of the 2.0 Decade

    University dissertation from Karlshamn : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Peter Giger; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 2.0 Decade; Web 2.0; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Conversation; Figuration; Rhizome; Assemblages; Cyborg; Postmodernism; Person; Attention; Becoming; Serendipity; Desire; Intensity; Machine; Entanglement; Internet; Nihilism; Utopia; Accumulation; Technoscience; Virtuality; Potentiality; Monsters; Horizontality;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the 2.0 decade, the decade when the social web started to develop. The main research objective is to contribute to our embedment in Internet technology in a conscious and livable way. The thesis is part of a general attempt to improve our understanding of the transformation taking place in the development of the web. READ MORE