Sökning: "metaphysics of the person"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden metaphysics of the person.

  1. 1. Morality and the Pursuit of Happiness : A Study in Kantian Ethics

    Författare :Johan Brännmark; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Systematic philosophy; Henry Sidgwick; G. E. Moore; wide reflective equilibrium; metaphysics of the person; Ethics; value; moral realism; social constructivism; philosophy of action; theories of motivation; the dualism of practical reason; the highest good; happiness; virtue; the categorical imperative; maxims; moral principles; Immanuel Kant; moral judgment; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Sammanfattning : This work seeks to develop a Kantian ethical theory in terms of a general ontology of values and norms together with a metaphysics of the person that makes sense of this ontology. It takes as its starting point Kant’s assertion that a good will is the only thing that has an unconditioned value and his accompanying view that the highest good consists in virtue and happiness in proportion to virtue. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The efficacy of sacrifice : correspondences in the Ŗgvedic Brāhmaņas

    Författare :Clemens Cavallin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Sacrifice; Veda; brahmana; efficacy; ritual; ontology; metaphysics; breath; correspondence; nominal sentence; identification;

    Sammanfattning : Sacrifice is a major topic in the study of religious rituals, and one of the issues debated is its possible efficacy. In this study, the need for multiple approaches is acknowledged, but the focus is on the world-view in which a sacrificial practice is embedded, and more specifically on the basic ontological questions that are of importance for it. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Substituted Judgment Standard. Studies on the Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making

    Författare :Linus Broström; Medicinsk etik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Systematic philosophy; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; hypothetical consent; autonomy; incompetence; surrogate accuracy; surrogate decision making; substituted judgment; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Sammanfattning : Patients who are incompetent need a surrogate decision maker to make treatment decisons on their behalf. One of the main ethical questions that arise in this context is what standard ought to govern such decision making. LÄS MER

  4. 4. When birth turns to loss and grief - experiences, views and care in neonatal end-of-life practice

    Författare :Anita Lundqvist; Barns och familjers hälsa; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Medicin människa och djur ; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Praktisk filosofi; ideology; epistemology; metaphysics; aesthetics; Systematic philosophy; ethics; women’s experience.; Sweden; neonatal; perinatal; Muslim; end-of-life practice; death; Care; dying;

    Sammanfattning : The aim was to describe the neonatal end-of-life practice and illuminate Swedish women's lived experiences of the threat and the reality of their neonate's dying and death as well as the care received. A further aim was to explore Muslim women's view of current Swedish neonatal-end-of-life care. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Utilization and allocation of organs for transplantation - medical and ethical aspects

    Författare :Marie Omnell-Persson; Kirurgi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; Immunology; serology; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi; ideology; epistemology; aesthetics; metaphysics; Systematic philosophy; ethics; utilization; organ donation; kidney transplantation; Allocation; attitudes; Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : Great efforts have been made to find solutions to the shortage of organs, such as extending the donor pool by accepting so-called marginal donors and development of transplantation of organs from animals (xenotransplantation, xt). Due to the scarcity of organs, there is a long tradition of prioritizing among patients on the waiting list for transplantation. LÄS MER