Search for dissertations about: "praktisk filosofi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words praktisk filosofi.

  1. 1. Good Parents, Better Babies An Argument about Reproductive Technologies, Enhancement and Ethics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Malmqvist; Fredrik Svenaeus; Stellan Welin; Eric Juengst; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aristotelian practical philosophy; bioethics; hermeneutical ethics; human enhancement; instrumentalisation; moral intuitions; non-consequentialism; parenting; philosophy of medicine; practical wisdom; reproductive technologies; Aristotelisk praktisk filosofi; bioetik; förbättringar; föräldraskap; hermeneutisk etik; icke-konsekventialism; instrumentalisering; medicinens filosofi; moraliska intuitioner; praktisk vishet; provrörsbefruktning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Ethics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Etik;

    Abstract : This study is a contribution to the bioethical debate about new and possibly emerging reproductive technologies. Its point of departure is the intuition, which many people seem to share, that using such technologies to select non-disease traits – like sex and emotional stability - in yet unborn children is morally problematic, at least more so than using the technologies to avoid giving birth to children with severe genetic diseases, or attempting to shape the non-disease traits of already existing children by environmental means, like education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Future generations A challenge for moral theory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empathy and emotions on the notion of empathy as emotional sharing

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Peter Nilsson; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The topic of this study is a notion of empathy that is common in philosophy and in the behavioral sciences. It is here referred to as ‘the notion of empathy as emotional sharing’, and it is characterized in terms of three ideas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Krister Bykvist; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; time partiality; contingent preferences; population ethics; actualism; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with preferentialism, a family of theories claiming that moral considerationsshould be based entirely on preferences. The emphasis is on preference utilitarianism,according to which preferences determine the values of outcomes and these values determinewhat we should do. READ MORE

  5. 5. Over-Determination and Act-Consequentialism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Magnus Jedenheim Edling; Folke Tersman; Jens Johansson; David Boonin; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Over-Determination; Pre-Emption; Act-Consequentialism; Filosofi; Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a discussion of the challenge that cases of over-determination pose to Act-Consequentialism. Although there are many realistic examples of such cases – for example, pollution, overfishing, or the election of an inappropriate politician – I consider structurally purer examples, one of which I call “Case One. READ MORE