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  1. 1. Practical Perspective Compatibilism

    Författare :Sofia Jeppsson; Gunnar Björnsson; Ragnar Ohlsson; Derk Pereboom; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Free will; moral responsibility; moral agency; compatibilism; incompatibilism; determinism; the practical perspective; practical freedom; Fri vilja; moraliskt ansvar; moraliskt agentskap; kompatibilism; inkompatibilism; determinism; det praktiska perspektivet; praktisk frihet; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation, I argue for what I call “practical perspective compatibilism”. According to this thesis, an agent with practical freedom is sufficiently free to be a moral agent and morally responsible for his or her actions.The concept of practical freedom is originally found in the writings of Kant. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Empathy and emotions : on the notion of empathy as emotional sharing

    Författare :Peter Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi; empathy; emotion; sympathy; compassion; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this study is a notion of empathy that is common in philosophy and in the behavioral sciences. It is here referred to as ‘the notion of empathy as emotional sharing’, and it is characterized in terms of three ideas. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Workplace Ethics : Some practical and foundational problems

    Författare :Anders J Persson; Sven Ove Hansson; Matti Häyry; Anders Persson; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ethics; contract of employment; ethics; ethical criteria; health and safety standards; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis is twofold: first, to analyse some practical ethical problems that stem from the workplace and the working environment and to offer guidelines concerning how such problems can be solved; second, to illuminate how the specific nature of work and the working environment is intimately connected to the relation between the employee and the employing entity, as set forth in an employment contract, and how the form and content of such contracts are, among other things, determined by culturally and socially established ideas. The normative question to be addressed is thus: which of these ideas should be maintained? This can be seen as a second-order, or more fundamental, ethical question whose answer depends on determining which normative principles are right. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Future generations : A challenge for moral theory

    Författare :Gustaf Arrhenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Reasons for All Seasons : An Outline of Rationalist View of Moral Concepts

    Författare :Tomasz Pol; Ingmar Persson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; moral concepts; the Reconciliation Problem; ethical rationalism; rational requirements; reflective agency; the Aristokantian proposal; generic deontic rules; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to provide an adequate view of moral concepts. The major obstacle that stands in the way of providing such a view is the problem of combining two general features of moral judgments that seem to be constitutive of their meaning, namely objectivity and practical significance. LÄS MER