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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 211 avhandlingar innehållade orden philosophy of language.
1. Exploring the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents in Sweden : A mixed-methods study within the discipline of Psychology of Religion and the research field of Identity Development
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this study was to explore the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents (N=74; age: 9-15 yrs.) at two schools in Södertälje, Sweden. Being a sequential mixed-methods study, a quantitative phase preceded a qualitative phase. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the extent to which philosophical assumptions are inherited when we learn language. The topic is approached through an investigation into the importance of literature in Jacques Derrida’s philosophy. LÄS MER
3. Legal Interpretation and Standards of Proof : Essays in Philosophy of Law and Evidence Law Theory
Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the issues of the indeterminacy of law and judicial discretion in the decision of the quaestio facti. It is composed of four papers:In the first paper, I develop an account of legal indeterminacy called the ‘systemic indeterminacy’ thesis. LÄS MER
4. The hermeneutics of medicine and the phenomenology of health : steps towards a philosophy of medical practice
Sammanfattning : This study is an attempt to develop an ontology and epistemology of medicine with the aid of the philosophical theories of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Medicine, in this work, is considered to be a particular form of practice with a certain intersubjective structure, rather than an assembly of scientific theories and technologies applied in the clinic. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this dissertation is to answer the question of how one can understand the fact that we mean very different things when we say that God exists and when we say that chairs, mountains and trees exist, and that it is still a matter of existence. On the one hand it seems that we talk about the same thing when we say that something exists, irrespective of what it is, on the other hand it seems to be a question of very different things depending on what it is we are talking about as existing. LÄS MER