Sökning: "Against Nature"

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  1. 1. The moral status of nature reasons to care for the natural world

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier, Umeå universitet

    Författare :Lars Samuelsson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental ethics; ecocentrism; reasons; reason for action; normative reason; moral status; moral standing; moral considerability; final value; intrinsic value; biocentrism; nature-considerism; nature; nature as a whole; the natural world; complexity; indispensability; interests; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The subject-matter of this essay is the moral status of nature. This subject is dealt with in terms of normative reasons. The main question is if there are direct normative reasons to care for nature in addition to the numerous indirect normative reasons that there are for doing so. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Vindkraft, landskap och mening. En studie om vindkraft och människans rumsliga preferenser

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Tom Böhler; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culture; technology; nature; view of nature; renewable energy; ecocycles; environment; ecological modernisation; discourse; discursive coalitions; meaning; landscape; wind power; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : The point of departure for this thesis is a core question in present-day environmental work, namely how to balance the conservation of nature against its utilisation. A wind power venture on a large scale energy production will, for instance, obviously have an impact on the natural scenery of the coastline. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Defense-peptides against mycobacteria

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Författare :Charlotte MA Linde; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antimicrobial peptides; NK-lysin; granulysin; PR-39; Mycobacterium;

    Sammanfattning : Several members of the genus Mycobacterium can cause serious infections in both man and animal. One of the world's most serious infectious diseases, tuberculosis, is caused by the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Specific defense to tuberculosis/mycobacteriosis is dependent on the individual's ability to mount a proficient immune response. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Dying Dreamer - Architecture of Parallel Realities

    Detta är en avhandling från Institutionen för arkitektur

    Författare :Malin Zimm; KTH.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :Architecture; Against Nature; A Rebours; Artifice; Artificiality; Domestic Interior; Dream; Experience; Fiction; Hypertext; Huysmans; Imagination; Individuality; Interactivity; Interface; Obsession; Obsessive Dreambuilding; Perception; Representation;

    Sammanfattning : The objective of this licentiate thesis is to investigatearchitectural experience and creation in virtual space and itsrepresentational problems. The thesis comprises three articlespublished during the years 2001-2003, and a website,www.arch.kth. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The value of preserving nature Preference uncertainty and distributional effects

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Nationalekonomi

    Författare :Thomas Broberg; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with valuation of nonmarket goods using contingent valuation and consists of four papers and an introduction to the research area.Paper [I] examines the public benefits from preserving old-growth forest in the sub-mountainous region in Sweden. LÄS MER