Sökning: "Philosophical foundations"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade orden Philosophical foundations.
1. Foundations for knowing God : Bernard Lonergan's foundations for knowledge of God and the challenge from antifoundationalism
Sammanfattning : This study deals with the theory of knowledge of God elaborated by the Canadian theologian and philosopher Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984). Lonergan's theory of knowledge of God, or his "philosophy of God", has already been the subject-matter of a number of doctoral dissertations. LÄS MER
2. Perceptual Dynamics. Theoretical Foundations and Philosophical Implications of Gestalt Psychology
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Sammanfattning : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Three topics, namely, computer science, philosophical logic, and mathematics, meet in intuitionistic type theory, which thus simultaneously is a programming language, a philosophy of language, and a foundation of mathematics. The present thesis compares, relates, and equates two concepts, one from philosophical logic and one from computer science, viz. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the theory of interrogative belief revision, a recent development in the subfield of philosophical logic known as belief revision theory. While classical belief revision theory deals with the dynamics of an agent’s beliefs, interrogative belief revision aims to describe the dynamics of the agent’s questions about the world, or research agenda, as well. LÄS MER