Search for dissertations about: "wonders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word wonders.

  1. 1. Habitat dioramas : illusions of wilderness in museums of natural history

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karen Wonders; [1993]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap;

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  2. 2. Material Worlds : Queen Hedwig Eleonora as Collector and Patron of the arts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Center for the History of Science at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

    Author : Lisa Skogh; Peter Gillgren; Mårten Snickare; Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; patronage; collecting; political culture; 17th century; portraiture; pretiosa; libraries; knowledge; wonders; Kunstkammer; Gottorf; Dresden; Germany; Sweden; Hedwig Eleonora; absolutism; royal collections; networks; Klöcker Ehrenstrahl; Ulriksdal; Drottningholm; Gripsholm; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : The thesis portrays the role of Hedwig Eleonora (1636-1715) dowager queen of Sweden, born princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, as a patron and collector. Her role is analysed as to have played a great part in the Swedish cultural political visual production before and during the age of absolutism in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century. READ MORE

  3. 3. From mean-field hydromagnetics to solar magnetic flux concentrations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University

    Author : Koen Kemel; Axel Brandenburg; Alexander Ruzmaikin; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; magneto-hydrodynamics; solar physics; turbulence; Astronomy; astronomi;

    Abstract : The main idea behind the work presented in this thesis is to investigate if it is possible to find a mechanism that leads to surface magnetic field concentrations and could operate under solar conditions without postulating the presence of magnetic flux tubes rising from the bottom of the convection zone, a commonly used yet physically problematic approach.In this context we study the ‘negative effective magnetic pressure effect’: it was pointed out in earlier work (Kleeorin et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moved by Morality : An Essay on the Practicality of Moral Thought and Talk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : John Eriksson; Sven Danielsson; Jan Österberg; Gunnar Björnsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Philosophy; Metaethics; moral talk; moral thought; internalism; externalism; cognitivism; noncognitivism; motivating states of mind; dispositions; motivation; attitudinal expression; the notion of expression; the possibility of amoralists; accommodation projects; sincerity conditions; Filosofi;

    Abstract : It is part of our everyday experience that there is a reliable connection between moral opinions and motivation. Thinking that an act is right (wrong) tends to be accompanied by motivation to (avoid to) perform the act in question. This is mirrored in moral talk. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Death Matter : A Feminist Technoscience Study of Alzheimer's Sciences in the Laboratory

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tara Mehrabi; Cecilia Åsberg; Ericka Johnson; Stine Willum Adrian; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agential realism; posthumanities; new materialism; feminist technoscience; STS; gender studies; Human Animal Studies; matters of practice; animal experimentation; spectrum of killability; agential asymmetry; Drosophila melanogaster; fruit flies; Alzheimer’s sciences; laboratory ethnography; biological waste; politics of categorization; mattering death; ethics of relationality.; Agentiell realism; posthumaniora; nymaterialism; feministiska teknovetenskpliga studier; genusvetenskap; vetenskapliga praktiker; djurförsök; agentiell assymetri; fruktflugor; Alzheimers sjukdomar; labbetnografi; biologiskt avfall; döden; relationell etik; processontologi; Genusstudier; Cultural Studies; Kulturstudier; History of Ideas; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; Philosophy; Filosofi; Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to feminist laboratory studies and a critical engagement with the natural sciences, or more precisely research on the biochemical workings and deadly relations of Alzheimer’s disease emanating from a year of field work in a Drosophila fly lab. The natural sciences have been a point of fascination within the field of gender studies for decades. READ MORE