Sökning: "action guidance"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 57 avhandlingar innehållade orden action guidance.

  1. 1. Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism : Action Guidance and Moral Intuitions

    Författare :Simon Rosenqvist; Folke Tersman; Jens Johansson; Ben Eggleston; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hedonistic act utilitarianism; consequentialism; action guidance; moral intuitions; hedonism; thought experiments; ignorance; imagination; morality; normativity; ethics; moral theory; normative ethics; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : According to hedonistic act utilitarianism, an act is morally right if and only if, and because, it produces at least as much pleasure minus pain as any alternative act available to the agent. This dissertation gives a partial defense of utilitarianism against two types of objections: action guidance objections and intuitive objections. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Applying Utilitarianism. The problem of practical action-guidance : Att tillämpa utilitarismen. Problemet med praktisk handlingsvägledning

    Författare :Jonas Gren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Act-utilitarianism; Action-guidance; Utilitarism > etik och moral; Beslutsfattande > psykologiska aspekter;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the question of whether act-utilitarianism (AU) can provide practical action-guidance. Traditionally, when approaching this question, utilitarians invoke the distinction between criteria of rightness and methods of decision-making. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Composite Bridges : Innovative ways of achieving composite action

    Författare :Robert Hällmark; Peter Collin; Ian May; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Composite action; bridges; steel; concrete; shear connectors; prefabrication; coiled spring pins; shear studs; post-installation; design guidance; Structural Engineering; Konstruktionsteknik;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this thesis is steel-concrete composite bridges and innovative ways of achieving composite action. The typical superstructure consists of three main components: the steel girders, the concrete deck slab and the shear connectors. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Foresight and Feedback: Monitoring and assessing the environmental implications of emerging technologies

    Författare :Duncan Kushnir; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patent analysis; lithium; Foresight; topic model; monitoring; guidance; energy system; resource availability; environmental assessment;

    Sammanfattning : The magnitude of the change required to approach sustainability indicates an effort that will have to be sustained over decades, during which vast new technology systems will have to be developed and deployed. Yet technological development is a double edged sword, and these efforts will inevitably incur unintended consequences. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Guiding Concepts : Essays on Normative Concepts, Knowledge, and Deliberation

    Författare :Olle Risberg; Erik Carlson; Andrew Reisner; Wlodek Rabinowicz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; action-guidance; adherence; all things considered ought; alternative normative concepts; conceptual engineering; debunking; deliberation; disagreement; epistemic pluralism; epistemology; ethics; external world skepticism; idealization; metaethics; meta-skepticism; moral skepticism; normativity; ought; reasons; response-dependence; uncertainty; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis addresses a range of questions about normativity, broadly understood. Recurring themes include (i) the idea of normative ‘action-guidance’, and the connection between normativity and motivational states, (ii) the possibility of normative knowledge and its role in deliberation, and (iii) the question of whether (and if so, how) normative concepts can themselves be evaluated. LÄS MER