Sökning: "Fredrik Svenaeus"
Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Fredrik Svenaeus.
1. The hermeneutics of medicine and the phenomenology of health : steps towards a philosophy of medical practice
Sammanfattning : This study is an attempt to develop an ontology and epistemology of medicine with the aid of the philosophical theories of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Medicine, in this work, is considered to be a particular form of practice with a certain intersubjective structure, rather than an assembly of scientific theories and technologies applied in the clinic. LÄS MER
2. Please Be Patient : A Cultural Phenomenological Study of Haemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation Care
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the practice of haemodialysis and kidney transplantation, the two medical therapies available for persons with kidney failure, from a phenomenological perspective. A basic assumption made in the thesis is that contemporary biomedicine is deeply embedded in the cultural, historical, economic, and political circumstances provided by the particular local, national, and transnational contexts in which it is practiced. LÄS MER
3. Good Parents, Better Babies : An Argument about Reproductive Technologies, Enhancement and Ethics
Sammanfattning : This study is a contribution to the bioethical debate about new and possibly emerging reproductive technologies. Its point of departure is the intuition, which many people seem to share, that using such technologies to select non-disease traits – like sex and emotional stability - in yet unborn children is morally problematic, at least more so than using the technologies to avoid giving birth to children with severe genetic diseases, or attempting to shape the non-disease traits of already existing children by environmental means, like education. LÄS MER
4. Encountering Depression In-Depth : An existential-phenomenological approach to selfhood, depression, and psychiatric practice
Sammanfattning : This dissertation in Theory of Practical Knowledge contends that depression is a disorder of the self. Using the existential-phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, I argue that if we want to disclose the basic structure of depressed experience, then we must likewise disclose how selfexperience is inseparable from depressed experience. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Being a “good” doctor nowadays involves more than having virtues and capacities conducive to the content of encounters between physicians and patients. Physicians can and must be able to act on the surrounding conditions of the doctor-patient encounter, in order to keep external interests at bay. LÄS MER