Sökning: "physicalism"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade ordet physicalism.

  1. 1. Artifacts and Supraphysical Worlds : A Conceptual Analysis of Religion

    Detta är en avhandling från Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Författare :Johan Modée; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Two-dimensionality; Philosophy of special sciences; Supraphysical worlds; Possible worlds; Global supervenience; Physicalism; Tools; Symbols; Rituals; Representations; Proper funtion; Artifacts; Definition of religion; Conceptual analysis; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; religion; concept; artifact; physicalism; global supervenience; representations; a priori;

    Sammanfattning : Hur begreppet religion kan klargöras eller definieras är en mycket omtvistad fråga inom åtskilliga akademiska discipliner. Två huvudsakliga negativa tendenser är märkbara inom gängse och aktuell teoribildning. För det första har det framkastats en mängd divergerande definitionsförslag under årens lopp. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Physical Persons. An Essay on Reconciliatory Physicalism

    Detta är en avhandling från Förlags AB Gondolin

    Författare :Jan Hartman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; unity of mind; self-brain; personal identity; self; mental properties; physicalism; mind-body; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Sammanfattning : <i>Physical Persons</i> explores the nature of mind and self, and their relation to the body. It argues that folk-psychological expressions about persons are indeed irreducible and true, however, this can be reconciled with the view that persons are physical beings. LÄS MER

  3. 3. It's All in the Brain A Theory of the Qualities of Perception

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Jesper Östman; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of perception; philosophy of consciousness; hallucination; phenomenal qualities; qualia; sense data; physicalism; Russell; disjunctivism; representationalism; brain theory; color; the brain; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation concerns the location and nature of phenomenal qualities. Arguably, these qualities naively seem to belong to perceived external objects. However, we also seem to experience phenomenal qualities in hallucinations, and in hallucinations we do not perceive any external objects. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The felt miracle of phenomenal consciousness

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Författare :Filip Radovic; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; subjectivity; Philosophical logic; qualia; physicalism; phenomenal; objectivity; explanatory gap; dualism; Cognitive illusion; consciousness; Teoretisk filosofi; logik; Phenomenology; Fenomenologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is about the problem of how sensory qualities relate to neural states or processes. I shall try to present an account of why dualism appears to be an attractive and intuitive position, but also point out why dualistic intuitions may be misleading. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Författare :Peter Ryman; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER