Search for dissertations about: "thought"

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  1. 1. Technology, Language and Thought : Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Marlene Johansson Falck; Institutionen för språk och kultur Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recasting Objective Thought : The Venture of Expression in Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy

    Author : Anna Petronella Foultier; Staffan Carlshamre; Hans Ruin; Leonard Lawlor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Merleau-Ponty; Saussure; Butler; phenomenology; expression; language; perception; painting; Gestalt theory; linguistics; feminist phenomenology; dance; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about meaning, expression and language in Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy, and their role in the phenomenological project as a whole. For Merleau-Ponty, expression is the taking up of a meaning given either in perception or in already acquired forms of expression, thereby repeating, transforming or congealing meaning into gestures, utterances, artworks, ideas or theories. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Duality of Tactical Thought : A Study of how Swedish Land Forces’ Commanders view Tactics in Irregular Warfare

    Author : Michael Gustafson; Col Pasi Kesseli; Donald Broady; Torsten Björkman; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Bourdieu; military thought; tactics; Irregular Warfare; Multiple Correspondence Analysis; field theory; sociology; War Studies; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a sociological study of the views of officers in the Swedish Army and its Amphibious Forces on tactics in Irregular Warfare (IW), in particular, Counterinsurgency (COIN). IW comprises struggles, where the military weaker part uses an indirect approach with smaller units and integrates the civilian and military dimensions in a violence spectrum including subversion, terrorism, Guerrilla Warfare and infantry actions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping thought through action : A study of the use and design of technical information

    Author : Jonatan Lundin; Yvonne Eriksson; Carina Söderlund; Inger Orre; Harald Schaub; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the design of technical information, such as a user manual for an industrial device, based on the searching and reading behaviour of process operators and maintenance technicians. Such industrial professionals, who use tools like measuring equipment, are sometimes unable to get the support they need from searching and reading in a text- and image-based tool manual in order to perform work tasks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thought experiments in philosophy

    Author : Sören Häggqvist; Stockholms universitet; []
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