Sökning: "epistemology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 171 avhandlingar innehållade ordet epistemology.

  1. 1. The Epistemology of Rhetoric : Plato, Doxa and Post-Truth

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Literature, Uppsala University

    Författare :Erik Bengtson; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; doxa; epistemology; post-truth rhetoric; Plato; Aristotle; Roland Barthes; Robert Hariman; Ruth Amossy; Mats Rosengren; rhetorical anthropology; rhetorical ontology; argumentation theory; autonomy; Rhetoric; Retorik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to develop an epistemology of rhetoric in light of the apparent contemporary post-truth condition of society. Epistemology is hereby understood as concerned with principles for knowledge production within the academic discipline of rhetoric, as well as with an understanding of knowledge production in the public realm. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Coherence : Studies in epistemology and belief revision

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Erik J. Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; coherence; justification; belief revision; epistemology; AGM; Bonjour; Lehrer; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of seven papers and a comprehensive summary. The subject matter is so-calledcoherence theories of justification, according to which epistemic justification, and ultimately knowledge,is essentially a matter of relations between beliefs, of how well they hang together. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Deciphering the Meaning of Revealed Law : The Sur´shian Paradigm in Shi’i Epistemology

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Ashk Dahlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Islam; Shi’i; Iran; sharīʿat; fiqh; uṣūl al-fiqh; ikhtilāf; qabḍwa basṭ; Surūsh; Jawādī-Āmulī; Mujtahid-Shabistarī; Rūmī; epistemology; hermeneutics; history of philosophy and science; postmodernism; modernity; mysticism; relativism; interpretation; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Sammanfattning : This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occuring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established normative repertory of Islamic tradition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. From Conceivability to Possibility An Essay in Modal Epistemology

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Författare :Anders Berglund; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; Modal Epistemology; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with the thesis that conceivability implies possibility. Confronted with alleged counterexamples to this thesis, some philosophers have turned to what may be called “idealized” or “more demanding” notions of conceivability. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Coherence and Reliability: Studies in Bayesian Epistemology

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Författare :Stefan Schubert; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; coherence; Bayesian epistemology; reliability; higher order beliefs; reliability-conduciveness; truth-conduciveness; formal coherence theory; witness scenarios;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis the connection between coherence and reliability is investigated. The question may be phrased as follows: does the fact that a set of testimonies is coherent imply that the witnesses who have reported these testimonies are reliable? The same question may also be expressed in terms of beliefs: does the fact that a set of beliefs is coherent imply that the beliefs were reliably produced? Traditionally, coherence theorists have thought that coherence is connected to truth, but in this dissertation the thesis is that it is rather connected to reliability. LÄS MER