Sökning: "naturalism in ethics"

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  1. 1. Naturalizing God? : A Critical Evaluation of Religious Naturalism

    Författare :Sven Mikael Leidenhag; Mikael Stenmark; Niels Henrik Gregersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious naturalism; naturalism; science and religion; emergence theory; panentheism; panpsychism; theism; Willem Drees; Charley Hardwick; Ursula Goodenough; Karl Peters; Gordon Kaufman; Stuart Kauffman; Loyal Rue; pragmatism; eco-ethics; eco-theology.; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to critically evaluate religious naturalism as a position in the dialogue between science and religion. I seek to explicate the major topics of debate within religious naturalism (chapter 2), as well as the naturalistic and religious aspects of religious naturalism. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism

    Författare :Caj Strandberg; Praktisk filosofi; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Morallära; Systematic philosophy; Moral science; Gilbert Harman.; Simon Blackburn; Michael Smith; J. L. Mackie; G. E. Moore; David Brink; Nicholas Sturgeon; moral explanation; argument from queerness; metaphysics; supervenience; fetishist argument; externalism; internalism; moral motivation; moral properties; open question argument; moral reason; moral disagreement; naturalism; reductionism; error-theory; Cornell realism; moral realism; non-cognitivism; meta-ethics; ethics; aesthetics;

    Sammanfattning : The main aim of this thesis is to defend moral realism. In chapter 1, I argue that moral realism is best understood as the view that (1) moral sentences have truth-value (cognitivism), (2) there are moral properties that make some moral sentences true (success-theory), and (3) moral properties are not reducible to non-moral properties (non-reductionism). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Thick Concepts in Practice : Normative Aspects of Risk and Safety

    Författare :Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Tim Lewens; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; thick concepts; non-naturalism; open question argument; risk analysis; safety; epistemic uncertainty; values in risk assessment; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis aims at analyzing the concepts of risk and safety as well as the class of concepts to which they belong, thick concepts, focusing in particular on the normative aspects involved. Essay I analyzes thick concepts, i.e. concepts such as cruelty and kindness that seem to combine descriptive and evaluative features. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    Författare :David Brax; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Death and the Self : A Metaphysical Investigation of the Rationality of Afterlife Beliefs in the Contemporary Intellectual Climate

    Författare :Johan Eddebo; Mikael Stenmark; Karin Johanneson; Charles Taliaferro; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; subjectivity; selfhood; afterlife; irreducibility; critique of naturalism; immaterialist ontologies; dualism; idealism; philosophy of religion; quantum theory; interpretations of quantum mechanics; modernity; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation's purpose is to test the hypothesis that beliefs in the possibility of post-mortem survival can be rationally held within the context of the contemporary scientific and philosophical environment. In terms of criteria of rationality, a basic evidentialism is assumed, such that propositions which are sufficiently supported by the available evidence can be rationally held. LÄS MER