Sökning: "Niklas Möller"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Niklas Möller.

  1. 1. Safety and decision-making

    Författare :Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptual analysis; safety; risk; epstemic uncertainty; epstemic values; values in risk assessment; risk analysis; risk management; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : Safety is an important topic for a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, economics, sociology, psychology, political science and philosophy, and plays a central role in risk analysis and risk management. The aim of this thesis is to develop a concept of safety that is relevant for decision-making, and to elucidate its consequences for risk and safety research and practices. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Thick Concepts in Practice : Normative Aspects of Risk and Safety

    Författare :Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Tim Lewens; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; thick concepts; non-naturalism; open question argument; risk analysis; safety; epistemic uncertainty; values in risk assessment; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis aims at analyzing the concepts of risk and safety as well as the class of concepts to which they belong, thick concepts, focusing in particular on the normative aspects involved. Essay I analyzes thick concepts, i.e. concepts such as cruelty and kindness that seem to combine descriptive and evaluative features. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Risk, language and discourse

    Författare :Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Information, Security, Privacy, and Anonymity : Definitional and Conceptual Issues

    Författare :Björn Lundgren; Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Kevin Macnish; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; definitions; distinctions; conceptual analysis; philosophy of information; philosophy of risk; security; information; information security; semantics; semantic information; veridicality thesis; informativity; appropriate access; CIA; privacy; control; context; pro tanto good; social relations; anonymity; deanonymization; ability to be anonymous; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis consists of five research papers that address four tangential topics, all of which are relevant for the challenges we are facing in our socio-technical society: information, security, privacy, and anonymity. All topics are approached by similar methods, i.e. with a concern about conceptual and definitional issues. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Semantic Information and Information Security : Definitional Issues

    Författare :Björn Lundgren; Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Stjernberg Fredrik; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; definitions; distinctions; philosophy of information; philosophy of risk; security; information; information security; semantics; semantic information; veridicality thesis; informativity; RIGHT; CIA; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis consist of two separate research papers which concern two tangential topics – that of semantic information and that of information security. Both topics are approached by similar methods, i.e. with a concern about conceptual and definitional issues. LÄS MER