Search for dissertations about: "scientific theory"

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  1. 1. A Unificationist Theory of Scientific Explanation

    University dissertation from Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Author : Rebecca Schweder; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; theory reduction; explanatory argument; covering law model; unificationism; scientific explanation; understanding; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : What is the relation between scientific explanation and understanding? The thesis investigates a notion of understanding that is believed to be central to scientific explanation. The role of understanding in explanation is double: it is both an essential component, as well as a criterion, by which we select bona fide explanations from non-explanations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effective Distribution Theory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Matematiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computable mathematics; computable analysis; domain theory; domain representations; distribution theory.; MATHEMATICS Algebra; geometry and mathematical analysis Mathematical logic; MATEMATIK Algebra; geometri och analys Matematisk logik;

    Abstract : In this thesis we introduce and study a notion of effectivity (or computability) for test functions and for distributions. This is done using the theory of effective (Scott-Ershov) domains and effective domain representations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Formation of scientific problems : towards a critical theory of scientific belief

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Thales

    Author : Alp Öktem; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Science Philosophy; Vetenskapsteori; Naturvetenskap; teori; filosofi;

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  4. 4. Some binary response situations : theory and applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Karin Dahmström; [1980]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. 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