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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 34 avhandlingar innehållade orden evolutionary humanities.

  1. 1. Monstret & människan : Paré, Deleuze och teratologiska traditioner i fransk filosofi, från renässanshumanism till posthumanism

    Författare :Jonnie Eriksson; Gunnar Broberg; Michael Azar; Anders Johansson; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; difference; materiality; the body; teratology; humanist philosophy; monstrosity; anomaly; the inhuman; Ambroise Paré; Gilles Deleuze; natural philosophy; Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire; organization; the posthuman; order; affect; multiplicity; becoming; Gilles Deleuze; Ambroise Paré; Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire; teratologi; humanistisk filosofi; monstruositet; anomali; kropp; materialitet; affekt; mångfald; skillnad; blivande; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; materiality;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies the problem of the inhuman in relation to human nature in philosophy from antiquity to the present, highlighting the interrelationship between science and philosophy in the development of concepts of monstrosity in France from mid-sixteenth century to late twentieth century thought. By means of constraint, it focuses on Ambroise Paré (1509/10–90) and Gilles Deleuze (1925–95) as representatives of early humanism and posthumanism, respectively. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Imagining a Place in Nature: Using Evolution to Explain the Early Evolutionary Imagination in Literature

    Författare :Emelie Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Victorian literature; Darwinism; evolutionary humanities; naturalistic cosmology; two cultures; mythology;

    Sammanfattning : After Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, Victorian literature overflowed with images of man’s new place in nature. Those images can be explained by modern research that builds on Darwin’s theory: the evolutionary social sciences and evolutionary literary theory. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Moral Lessons from Psychology : Contemporary Themes in Psychological Research and their Relevance for Ethical Theory

    Författare :Henrik Ahlenius; Jonas Olson; Frans Svensson; Antti Kauppinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; consequentialism; deontology; emotion; ethics; evolution; innate; moral judgment; moral philosophy; psychology; utilitarianism; virtue; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis investigates the implications for moral philosophy of research in psychology. In addition to an introduction and concluding remarks, the thesis consists of four chapters, each exploring various more specific challenges or inputs to moral philosophy from cognitive, social, personality, developmental, and evolutionary psychology. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Deflating selection : On the interpretation and application of evolutionary theory

    Författare :Björn Brunnander; Sören Häggqvist; Paul Needham; Denis Walsh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ambiguity; causal factor; drift; evolutionary theory; force; function; intentional psychology; interpretation; multiple realisation; natural selection; philosophical method; pre-theoretical influence; redundancy; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : Although the theory of evolution is well-established it nevertheless presents us with a few unresolved matters of interpretation. One key task is to get clear about what exactly one should take the term 'natural selection' to denote. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sounds Unheard of: Evolutionary algorithms as creative tools for the contemporary composer

    Författare :Palle Dahlstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; evolutionary algorithms; interactive evolution; music composition; sound synthesis; non-linear dynamics; music composition;

    Sammanfattning : Evolutionary algorithms are studied as tools for generating novel musical material in the form of musical scores and synthesized sounds. The choice of genetic representation defines a space of potential music. This space is explored using evolutionary algorithms, in search of useful musical material. LÄS MER