Sökning: "Existential practices"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 20 avhandlingar innehållade orden Existential practices.

  1. 1. Interaction as existential practice : An explorative study of Mark C. Taylor’s philosophical project and its potential consequences for Human-Computer Interaction

    Författare :Henrik Åhman; Ann Lantz; Anders Hedman; Jeffrey Bardzell; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human-Computer Interaction; Materiality; The self; Interaction; HCI theory; Mark C. Taylor; Poststructuralism; Postmodernism; Philosophy; Complexity theory; Existential practices; Friedrich Nietzsche; Människa-Datorinteraktion; Materialitet; Självet; Interaktion; MDI teori; Mark C. Taylor; Poststrukturalism; Postmodernism; Filosofi; Komplexitetsteori; Existentiella praktiker; Friedrich Nietzsche; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis discusses the potential consequences of applying the philosophy of Mark C. Taylor to the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).The first part of the thesis comprises a study focusing on two discursive trends in contemporary HCI, materiality and the self, and how these discourses describe interaction. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Living With Bad Surroundings : War and Existential Uncertainty in Acholiland, Northern Uganda

    Författare :Sverker Finnström; Per Brandström; Susan R. Whyte; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Uganda; Acholi; political anthropology; existential-phenomenological anthropology; war; armed conflict; displacement; lived experience; Lord s Resistance Movement Army LRM A; LRA ; cosmology; religion; morality; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : War has ravaged Acholiland in northern Uganda since 1986. The Ugandan army is fighting a rebel insurgency group called the Lord’s Resistance Movement/Army. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Unintended Pregnancy, Abortion and Prevention : Women and Men's Experiences and Needs

    Författare :Marlene Makenzius; Margareta Larsson; Tanja Tydén; Elisabeth Darj; Jan Brynhildsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Induced abortion; Risk factors; Unwanted pregnancy; Repeat abortion; Patient satisfaction; Prevention; Existential expression; Home abortion; Care; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : Women and men’s experiences and needs in relation to induced abortion, and their views on the prevention of unintended pregnancies were explored through questionnaire studies at 10 and13 Swedish women’s clinics (Papers I–IV). Among 798 women in age range 14 – 49, 35% had experience of at least one previous abortion, and in the age range 20 – 49, 41%. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Being-human in the world of digital artifacts: holistic rethinking of design practices

    Författare :Nathan Lakew; Katarina L. Gidlund; Karin Hedström; Ojelanki Ngwenyama; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Aligned existentiality; the design role; belonginess; novelty; being-human; holism; dualism; digital technologies;

    Sammanfattning : This  thesis  conducts  a  philosophical,  theoretical, and  practical  exploration  of digital technology design to examine how digital technologies can fulfill our two-facet of existentiality – identified in the thesis as belonginess and novelty. By belonginess, I identify human’s innate need for a feeling of connectedness and harmony with the self, others, and the natural world. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Pratiques de l'ici, altérité et identité dans six romans québécois des années 1989-2002

    Författare :Svante Lindberg; Maria Walecka-Garbalinska; Margareta Östman; Janet Paterson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pierre Gobeil; Lise Tremblay; Rober Racine; Bertrand Gervais; Pauline Harvey; Wajdi Mouawad; Quebec; Québécois novel; postmodern; postcolonial; practices of Here; the Other; alterity; identity; subjectivity; narrative; internal hermeneutics; space; dysphoria; migration; French language; Franska språket;

    Sammanfattning : Based on an analysis of the roles of alterity and the Other in six Québécois novels published between 1989 and 2002, this study examines how the identity of these first-person narrators is formed through processes of dysphoria, migration and elaborations of mutual space in what will be called practices of Here. The novels can be referred to as texts of the new subjectivité québécoise. LÄS MER