Search for dissertations about: "reflective equilibrium"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words reflective equilibrium.

  1. 1. Reflective equilibrium : an essay in moral epistemology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Folke Tersman; Stockholms universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; coherence; Donald Davidson; epistemic justification; isolation argument; moral epistemology; moral knowledge; John Rawls; reflective equilibrium;

    Abstract : In recent literature conceming the possibility of moral knowledge, it has been popular to apply coherentist accounts of epistemic justification to moral beliefs. This strategy is commonly associated with the notion of "reflective equilibrium" since the introductionof this term by John Rawls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Judgements in Equilibrium? : An Ethical Analysis of Environmental Impacts Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Anders Melin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; environmental ethics; reflective equilibrium; John Rawls; overlapping consensus; environmental politics; environmental impact assessment; miljöetik; miljöpolitik; etik; miljö; naturskydd;

    Abstract : Since the end of the 1960s the questions of what duties current generations owe towards future generations and what duties human beings owe towards natural entities have been increasingly discussed within ethics. A new subdiscipline - environmental ethics - has emerged that especially focuses on these moral issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Justice among Us : A Philosophical Analysis of Michael Walzer’s Theory of Justice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Marcus Agnafors; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Walzer; distributive justice; equality; community; universal morality; social meaning; complex equality; social criticism; interpretation; reflective equilibrium; Walzer; distributiv rättvisa; jämlikhet; social gemenskap; universell moral; social mening; komplex jämlikhet; social kritik; tolkning; reflektivt ekvilibrium; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The American philosopher Michael Walzer has been regarded as one of the most influential theorists in the field of distributive justice since the publication of Spheres of Justice in 1983. However, despite the popularity, his theory is often misunderstood or said to suffer from serious shortcomings. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ulf Zackariasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; pragmatism; conception of religion; James; Dewey; Mead; philosophical anthropology; views of life; religious experience; Alston; reflective equilibrium; emotions.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    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

  5. 5. Characterising Needs in Health Care Priority Setting

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Comorbidity; conceptual analysis; health care; health care needs; interpersonal aggregation; intrapersonal aggregation; multimorbidity; needs; prioritarianism; priority setting; priority to the worse off; rationing; reflective equilibrium; severity; shared decision-making; sufficiency principles; the principle of need; Aggregering; begreppsanalys; behov; behovsprincipen; delat beslutsfattande; hälso- och sjukvård; prioritanism; prioriteringar; reflektivt ekvilibrium; resursfördelning; samsjuklighet; sufficientism; svårighetsgrad; vårdbehov;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is needs in the context of health care priority setting. The notion of needs has a strong standing in health care policy; however, how the idea should be understood more specifically and how it should guide decisions about priority setting remain contentious issues. READ MORE