Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade ordet concreteness.
1. On 'have' in Ancient Greek. An investigation on echo and the construction einai with a dative as expressions for 'have'
Sammanfattning : This book deals with ’have’ in ancient Greek. Two different types of ’have’-constructions were used, viz., on the one hand, the active transitive verb ἔχω and, on the other hand, the verb εἶναι, ’be’, with a complement in the dative case (here called the ἔστι μοι construction). LÄS MER
2. Moving beyond stewards versus agents : Exploring business managers as existential beings in the interior-design and furniture industry in Småland, Sweden
Sammanfattning : Exploring two theoretical positions in the field of corporate governance – stewardship theory and agency theory – Moving beyond stewards versus agents homes in on the positions’ respective conceptions of managers. Although fundamentally drawing a clear line between the two positions, these conceptions also conjoin them. LÄS MER
3. Misplaced Concreteness and Concrete Places : Critical Analyses of Divergent Discourses on Sustainability
Sammanfattning : This dissertation critically examines the tension between mainstream and counterpoint perspectives on sustainability on the basis of analyses of four approaches to this issue: environmental economics, ecological economics, adaptive management, and bioregionalism, which are presented as successive attempts to challenge mainstream, modernist perspectives on socio-ecological relationships. The different worldviews and identity constructions associated with the two extremes in this spectrum of approaches are examined on the basis of interviews with environmental economists and bioregionalists in California. LÄS MER
4. Concreteness, Specificity and Emotional Content in Swedish Nouns : Neurocognitive Studies of Word Meaning
Sammanfattning : The present thesis investigated Swedish nouns differing in concreteness, specificity and emotional content using linguistic, psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic methods. The focus of Paper I was a semantic analysis of discourse produced by a person with a lesion in visual (left occipital) cortex. LÄS MER
5. If Tropes
Sammanfattning : The treatise attempts to approach and deal with some of the most fundamental problems facing anyone who wishes to uphold some version of the so-called theory of tropes. Three assumptions serve as a basis for the investigation: (i) tropes (i.e. LÄS MER