Sökning: "Swedish Philosophy"

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  1. 1. The justification and legitimacy of the active welfare state some philosophical aspects

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Mikael Dubois; Sven Ove Hansson; Stuart White; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political philosophy; social justice; justification; legitimacy; welfare state; social insurance; prevention; conditionality; active welfare state; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis has two aims. The first aim is to set out an argument for social insurance in the form of compulsory income insurance in the event of sickness or unemployment, and to explore two lines of arguments for social insurance policies that are commonly associated with an active welfare state that seeks to prevent or reduce reliance on social insurance. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Technological knowledge and technology education

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Per Norström; Sven Ove Hansson; Per Sandin; Peter Kroes; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of technology; epistemology of technology; technology education; technological knowledge; rule of thumb; explanation; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : Technological knowledge is of many different kinds, from experience-based know-how in the crafts to science-based knowledge in modern engineering. It is inherently oriented towards being useful in technological activities, such as manufacturing and engineering design. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Power and Social Ontology

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokbox förlag

    Författare :Åsa Burman; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Filosofi; Philosophy; John Searle; Social structures; Institutional facts; Moral facts; Opaque kinds of social facts; Social power; Philosophy of special sciences; Collective intentionality; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This work presents an account of social power based on recent advances in social ontology. It is argued that a conceptual analysis of social power can be informed by developments in social ontology, but also that this field can be enriched, and in fact requires, an analysis of this central social concept. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokförlaget Nya Doxa

    Författare :David Dunér; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christopher Polhem; Charles XII; hydrodynamics; technology; optics; acoustics; mechanics; space; theology; number systems; neurology; iatromechanics; body and soul; infinity; mineralogy; cosmology; matter theory; perception; analogy; metaphors; cognition; 18th century Swedish history; philosophy of science; philosophy of religion; mechanical philosophy; philosophy; geometry; mathematics; history of science; Emanuel Swedenborg 1688–1772 ; natural philosophy; History of philosophy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The Swedish natural philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) thought in his early scientific career that the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry. The work presented here is a study of his mechanistic worldview and metaphorical way of thinking up to the year 1734, examining most of his fields of interest, from geometry and metaphysics to technology and mining engineering. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sustainable Goals Feasible Paths to Desirable Long-Term Futures

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Patrik Baard; Sven Ove Hansson; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist; Edward Page; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; goal setting; adaptation; sustainability; utopian goals; realistic goals; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this licentiate thesis is to analyze the framework in which long-term goals are set and subsequently achieved. It is often claimed that goals should be realistic, meaning that they should be adjusted to known abilities. LÄS MER