Search for dissertations about: "pragmatism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the word pragmatism.

  1. 1. Support, resistance and pragmatism : An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Author : Margrethe B. Søvik; Irina Sandomirskaja; Per-Arne Bodin; Lara Ryazanova Clarke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language policy; language beliefs; language practices; language management; language conflict; motivation; language attitudes; combining methods; nation-building; linguistic rights; Ukraine; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The Ukrainian society has gone through vast changes since independence in 1991 and in this thesis some of these social changes are discussed through the prism of language policy. The main topic of the study is language policy (conceptualised as language practices, language beliefs, and language management) in the eastern Ukrainian city Kharkiv. READ MORE

  2. 2. Support, resistance and pragmatism : An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Author : Margrethe Søvik; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  3. 3. Forces by Which We Live : Religion and Religious Experience from the Perspective of a Pragmatic Philosophical Anthropology

    Author : Ulf Zackariasson; Dirk-Martin Grube; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; pragmatism; conception of religion; James; Dewey; Mead; philosophical anthropology; views of life; religious experience; Alston; reflective equilibrium; emotions.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This study argues that a pragmatic conception of religion would enable philosophers to make important contributions to our ability to handle concrete problems involving religion. The term 'philosophical anthropology', referring to different interpretative frameworks, which philosophers draw on to develop conceptions of human phenomena, is introduced. READ MORE

  4. 4. Avoiding the subject : A critical inquiry into contemporary theories of subjectivity

    Author : Sharon P. Rider; sharon rider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; subject; subjectivity; objectivity; certainty; doubt; phenomenology; poststructuralism; deconstruction; neopragmatism; gender; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; pragmatism;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores certain recurrent problems in modern theories about the nature of thesubject. Taking examples from phenomenology, poststructuralism, neopragmatism and feminism, itargues that philosophical theorizing about subjectivity often assumes that the transition from thedescription of the models of meaning with which they work, to the description of the everyday practices of which they are models, can be achieved within the model. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taste for Science : How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    Author : Per Anderhag; Per-Olof Wickman; Karim Mikael Hamza; Heidi Carlone; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE