Search for dissertations about: "will"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7359 swedish dissertations containing the word will.

  1. 1. Falling Freely : Anselm of Canterbury on the Will

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Tomas Ekenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Anselm of Canterbury; will; choice; action; free will; determinism; metaphysics; ethics; evil; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis clarifies the concept of will in Anselm of Canterbury in the context of his overall theologico-philosophical project. The will is central to Anselm's understanding of freedom of choice (libertas arbitrii), which he defines as “the power to keep rightness of will”. READ MORE

  2. 2. IT Service Delivery in Nicaraguan Internet Service Providers analysis and Assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Information and Communication Technology

    Author : Will Johnny Flores Delgadillo; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IT; service delivery; Internet service provider; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract :   The thesis addresses the research question: How to describe, understand, and explain IT service delivery? Based on the research question, the following research questions were derived:  How to analyse IT service delivery based on ITIL in order to determine its current situation? How to formalize elements of IT service delivery in maturity level that can be used to assess its current status? These research questions are answered by two IT artefacts: an analysis method and a maturity model for IT service delivery. Both of them are constructed by design-science research guidelines. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Free Will as Categorical and Conditional Freedom

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Peter Ryman; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Free Will; Existence of Free Will; Moral Responsibility; Autonomy; Can; Could; Ought; Categorical Freedom; Agent Causation; Conditional Freedom; Conditional Analysis; Infinite Regress Argument; Ability and Opportunity; Consequence Argument; Mind Argument; Peter van Inwagen; Harry Frank-furt; David Lewis; Robert Kane; Galen Strawson; Erik Carlson; Keith Lehrer; Krister Segerberg; Counterfactuals; Supplementers; Laws of Nature; Causally Complete; Physicalism; Closure of Physics; Supervenience.; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about a complex of problems, related to the question: ‘Can we ever act differently from how we in fact act?’In Part I, the meaning of ‘can’ and ‘could’ is discussed. It is argued that when we say that an agent could do something he didn’t do (in a sense of ‘could’ involving control), this means, in what is called ‘Decision-Contexts’, that he was conditionally free to do it, and, in what is called ‘Strong-Autonomy-Contexts’, that he was categorically free to do it. READ MORE

  4. 4. What Will We Learn? A Mathematical Treatise of Cultural Evolution

    University dissertation from Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Pontus Strimling; Mälardalens högskola.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cultural Evolution; Mathematical modeling; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik; Matematik tillämpad matematik;

    Abstract : In this thesis we apply mathematics and formal modeling to study culture from an evolutionary standpoint. Cultural evolution theory is based on the belief that we can increase our understanding of human behavior by studying how culture is created and spread. READ MORE

  5. 5. To void at will : lnvestigation and treatment of children with bladder dysfunction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Gunilla Gladh; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]

    Abstract : Improvements in diagnostic and treatment procedures have made it possible to obtain a normal kidney function and continence for most children with bladder dysfunction. However, in the daily clinical work further diagnostic and treatments procedures may be required when traditional methods fail to help the child. READ MORE