Sökning: "ontological realism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden ontological realism.

  1. 1. Objects and objectivity Alternatives to mathematical realism

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Författare :Ebba Gullberg; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of mathematics; mathematical realism; ontological realism; semantic realism; platonism; the semantic argument; the indispensability argument; the non-uniqueness problem; Benacerraf s dilemma; the irrelevance challenge; Field; Carnap; Balaguer; Yablo; the internal external distinction; fictionalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is centered around a set of apparently conflicting intuitions that we may have about mathematics. On the one hand, we are inclined to believe that the theorems of mathematics are true. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Explorations in Behavioral Economics: Realism, Ontology and Experiments

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Författare :Fredrik Hansen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Behavioral Economics; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Laypeople; Financial Decision-Making; Formalization; Bounded Rationality; Experimental Economics; Meta-Theoretical Analysis; Economic Methodology; Ontology; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic systems; Realism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores Behavioral Economics in terms of realism, ontology and experiments. In the introductory chapter descriptions of "Behavioral Economics", "realism" and "ontology" are offered. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Possibility-Space and Its Imaginative Variations in Alice Munro's Short Stories

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Ulrica Skagert; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alice Munro; fate; possibility-space; compellation; phenomenology; Canadian literature; short story; realism; Alain Badiou; Maurice Natanson; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : With its perennial interest in the seemingly ordinary lives of small-town people, Alice Munro’s fiction displays a deceptively simple surface reality that on closer scrutiny reveals intricate levels of unexpected complexity about the fundamentals of human experience: love, choice, mortality, faith and the force of language. This study takes as its main purpose the exploration of Munro’s stories in terms of the intricacy of emotions in the face of commonplace events of life and their emerging possibilities. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Courage of Faith : Dag Hammarskjölds Way in Quest of Negotiated Peace, Reconciliation and Meaning

    Detta är en avhandling från Frankfurt am Main : Lang

    Författare :Paul R. Nelson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Faiths and ideologies; Profile; Way; White Book; existential-ontological dimension; faith and ethical mysticism; reverence for life; mystery of Jesus Christ; faithful realism; creative evolution; hermeneutics; negotiated peace; religious language and spiritual experience; diplomacy of reconciliation; human dignity imperative; UN Charter; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Sammanfattning : Dag Hammarskjöld categorically affirmed in his undated letter which accompanied his manuscript that the entries in Vägmärken (Markings) “provide the only true ‘profile’ that can be drawn” of his personal spiritual form of life. My research focuses on Dag Hammarskjöld’s negotiations with himself and with God; his ultimate concern for self-knowledge and authentic existence, world-view, interpretation of reality, ethical praxis for human rights and a diplomacy of reconciliation. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Nature and the Social Sciences : Examples from the Electricity and Waste Sectors

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Författare :Mikael Klintman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecology; critical realism; electricity; environment; epistemology; green identity; greening; meta-theory; nature; ontology; social science; public participation; waste; windpower; sociology; Sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : The book has two interrelated objectives. One objective is meta-theoretical and concerns the exploration of theoretical debates connected to issues of studying society and environmental problems; another objective is empirical/analytical, referring to the analysis of "green" public participation in the electricity and waste sectors in Sweden, and partly in the Netherlands as well as the UK. LÄS MER