Search for dissertations about: "teoretisk filosofi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words teoretisk filosofi.

  1. 1. From Conceivability to Possibility An Essay in Modal Epistemology

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Anders Berglund; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Modal Epistemology; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This study deals with the thesis that conceivability implies possibility. Confronted with alleged counterexamples to this thesis, some philosophers have turned to what may be called “idealized” or “more demanding” notions of conceivability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Objective Chance A Study in the Lewisian Tradition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : George Masterton; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the notion of objective chance as reasonable degree of belief given what might loosely be called our ultimate evidence. The goal is to develop a notion of objective chance that is broadly Humean: where chance ascriptions are construed as projected, De Dicto, physical modalities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Notion of That Which Depends On Us in Plotinus and Its Background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Eliasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; ancient philosophy; Plotinus; that which depends on us; freedom; fate; Middle Platonism; Stoicism; Aristotle; Aristotle Commentators; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The study analyzes Plotinus’ notion of eph' hēmin, that which depends on us. It surveys previous Plotinian scholarship and identifies a number of confusions due to a lack of systematic treatment of this notion as such. READ MORE

  4. 4. Philosophy, Literature and the Inheritance of Language

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Derrida; literature; philosophy; deconstruction; grammatology; structuralism; phenomenology; language; meaning; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the extent to which philosophical assumptions are inherited when we learn language. The topic is approached through an investigation into the importance of literature in Jacques Derrida’s philosophy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stringed along or caught in a loop? Philosophical reflections on modern quantum gravity research

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet, Filosofiska Institutionen

    Author : Keizo Matsubara; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; quantum gravity; string theory; loop quantum gravity; philosophy of physics; philosophy of science; scientific realism; structural realism; multiverse; thought experiments; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : A number of philosophical questions, all connected to modern research in quantum gravity, are discussed in this dissertation.The goal of research in quantum gravity is to find a quantum theory for gravitation; the other fundamental forces are already understood in terms of quantum physics. READ MORE