Search for dissertations about: "subject-object relationship"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words subject-object relationship.

  1. 1. The puzzle of social activity the significance of tools in cognition and cooperation

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Tarja Susi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cognition science; social interactions; subject-object relationship; human-computer; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the role of tools in social interactions, or more precisely the significance of tools in cognition and cooperation, from a situated cognition perspective. While mainstream cognitive science focuses on the internal symbolic representations and computational thought processes inside the heads of individuals, situated cognition approaches instead emphasise the central role of the interaction between agents and their material and social environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. An animal without an animal within : investigating the identities of pet keeping

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : David Redmalm; Örebro universitet.; Mälardalens högskola.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; animal studies; animality; anomalies; companion animals; Michel Foucault; Donna Haraway; human-animal studies; materialsemiotics; pets; posthumanism;

    Abstract : If the human is an animal without an animal within—a creature that has transcended the animal condition—what is a pet? This creature balancing on the border between nature and culture, simultaneously included in and excluded from a human “we”, is the focus of this thesis. The thesis analyzes the discourses and normative frameworks structuring the meaning of pets in people’s lives. READ MORE