Search for dissertations about: "value and attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words value and attitudes.

  1. 1. Value, Fittingness and Partiality : On the Partiality Problem for Fitting Attitude Analyses of Value

    Author : Nils Sylvan; Jonas Olson; Krister Bykvist; Graham Oddie; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; value; final value; value simpliciter; fittingness; fitting attitudes; fitting attitude analyses of value; FA account; partiality; partiality problem; distance problem; Michael Zimmerman; A. C. Ewing; Jonas Olson; Noah Lemos; Graham Oddie; filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about the partiality problem for fitting attitude (FA) analyses of value. More specifically, it is about whether and how the problem might be resolved. In Chapter 1, I set the stage by offering a short introduction to the topic and a rationale for investigating it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Value Grounded on Attitudes. Subjectivism in Value Theory

    Author : Fritz-Anton Fritzson; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Subjectivism; objectivism; relativism; absolutism; value and attitudes; supervenience and constitutive ground of value; final value; intrinsic value; good and good for; motivational internalism; idealization; value projection; error and evaluative language;

    Abstract : The thesis examines a specific way of understanding the subjectivist position in value theory according to which subjectivism is the view that value is grounded on attitudes. It is argued that this should be seen as a second-order claim about the nature of value although with pluralistic implications on the substantial, first-order level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning about the unobservable : The role of attitudes, measurement errors, norms and perceptions in user behaviour

    Author : Juan Manuel Lorenzo Varela; Yusak Susilo; R. Daniel Jonsson; Maria Börjesson; Soora Rasouli; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attitudes; Measurement errors; Discrete choice analysis; Latent variables; Model misspecification; Normative beliefs; Rail factor; User perceptions; Social norms; Value of travel time savings; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Unobservable factors are important to understand user behaviour. Moreover, they contain information to help design services that willsolve today’s challenges. Yet, we have barely scratched the surface ofthe underlying mechanisms ruling user behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Value Perspective on Information System Security : Exploring IS security objectives, problems and value conflicts

    Author : Ella Kolkowska; Åke Grönlund; Jonathan P. Allen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; information security; values; value conflicts; behaviours; Informatics; Informatik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Statistics; computer and systems science; Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap; Informatics; computer and systems science; Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap; informatics; informatik;

    Abstract : The inability to understand the social aspects in IS security is pointed out as one of the biggest and most difficult problems in the IS security area. By applying a value perspective on IS security this thesis contributes to increased understanding of social aspects in relation to IS security and peoples’ security behaviours. READ MORE

  5. 5. Values and Attitudes across Peace Operations : Change and Stability in the Political Psychology of Swedish ISAF Soldiers

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Kristine Höglund; Erik Melander; Karen Brounéus; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace support operations; peacekeeping; soldiers; ISAF; Afghanistan; political psychology; combat exposure; values; value change; attitudes toward violence; attitude change; personality; Big Five; person-environment fit; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Participation in Peace Support Operations (PSOs) is one of the most common military duties assigned to present-day Western soldiers. Previous research concerned with the psychological effects of these missions on the individual soldier has focused on issues of mental health and how to ensure military effectiveness. READ MORE