Search for dissertations about: "view of human"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 593 swedish dissertations containing the words view of human.

  1. 1. Seeing Nature as Creation : How Anti-Cartesian Philosophy of Mind and Perception Reshapes Natural Theology

    Author : Mats Wahlberg; Arne Rasmusson; John Haldane; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : natural theology; knowledge of God; philosophy of mind; perception; John McDowell; epistemological disjunctivism; problem of other minds; expression; postliberal theology; postsecular theology; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation constructively explores the implications for natural theology of (especially) John McDowell’s anti-Cartesian philosophy of mind and perception. Traditionally, an important element within natural theology is the idea that nature testifies to its creator, thereby making knowledge of a creator available to humans. READ MORE

  2. 2. SACRED or NEURAL? : Neuroscientific Explanations of Religious Experience: A Philosophical Evaluation

    Author : Anne L. C. Runehov; Mikael Stenmark; J. Wentzel van Huyssteen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; Neuroscience; Neurotheology; Persinger; d Aquili; Newberg; neuroimaging technology; epilepsy; meditation; explanatory models; reductionism; religious experience; science and theology; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of religion; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : Neuroscientists place different explanations at our disposal of what religious experiences are. Some neuroscientists explain religious experiences in terms of consequences of a damaged, malfunctioning or mentally deranged brain. Others explain them in terms of existential crises. READ MORE

  3. 3. Courage of Faith : Dag Hammarskjölds Way in Quest of Negotiated Peace, Reconciliation and Meaning

    Author : Paul R. Nelson; Bo Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Faiths and ideologies; Profile; Way; White Book; existential-ontological dimension; faith and ethical mysticism; reverence for life; mystery of Jesus Christ; faithful realism; creative evolution; hermeneutics; negotiated peace; religious language and spiritual experience; diplomacy of reconciliation; human dignity imperative; UN Charter; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : Dag Hammarskjöld categorically affirmed in his undated letter which accompanied his manuscript that the entries in Vägmärken (Markings) “provide the only true ‘profile’ that can be drawn” of his personal spiritual form of life. My research focuses on Dag Hammarskjöld’s negotiations with himself and with God; his ultimate concern for self-knowledge and authentic existence, world-view, interpretation of reality, ethical praxis for human rights and a diplomacy of reconciliation. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Quest for Edge Awareness, Lessons not yet learned : PhD Thesis on practical and situated usefulness of advanced technological systems among inescapable uncertainties and competing interests in a world of dynamic changes

    Author : Patrik Stensson; Anders Jansson; Pär Ågerfalk; Martin Norsell; Erik Hollnagel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; critical realism; human factors; situation awareness; resilience engineering; human-machine interaction; automation; autonomy; situated usefulness; systems thinking; sociotechnical systems; edge awareness; Människa-dator interaktion; Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis problematizes the concept of usefulness, in part by taking questions to the extreme. The starting point is the contemporary view of usefulness, a view that remains within a traditional paradigm of technical rationality in which important aspects are disregarded or not perceived because they are not part of the equation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The power of place : Existential crises and place security in the context of pregnancy

    Author : Margareta Rämgård; Eric Clark; Anthony Gatrell; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gravida kvinnor psykologiska aspekter ; självuppfattning; rumsuppfattning; pregnant women; space perception; self perception; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi; Social geography; health geography; existential crises; Place; ontological security; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The study explores the importance of place attachment on individuals sense of security during existential crises. Coping strategies of pregnant women are analysed, focusing on how the prospect of giving birth affects their relationship to place. READ MORE