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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade ordet reductionism.

  1. 1. Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Författare :Caj Strandberg; [2004]
    Nyckelord :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

  2. 2. Negotiating healthy eating Lay, stakeholder and government constructions of official dietary guidance in Sweden

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Karolin Bergman; Paulina Nowicka; Elin Lövestam; Signild Vallgårda; [2019]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dietary guidance; official dietary guidelines; healthy eating discourse; holistic dietary advice; reductionism; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis approaches dietary guidance as socio-culturally produced and comprised in a specific historical context. The work is premised on the position that ideas and understandings of healthy eating are discursively constructed, and that we form our understandings of the world, ourselves and others through discourse. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Ett mönster i livets väv : Tro och religion i ljuset av Wittgensteins filosofi : [faith and religion in the light of the philosophy of Wittgenstein]

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Stefan Eriksson; [1998]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; nature of religion; reductionism; primitive reactions; Wittgenstein; D.Z. Phillips; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    Sammanfattning : This study evaluates Wittgenstein's impact on the philosophy of religion. The aim of the study is to clarify what it means to say that the method suggested by Wittgenstein in his seminal work Philosophical Investigations makes possible a study of religion which is not reductionistic, but rather is adequate concerning religious phenomena. LÄS MER

  4. 4. SACRED or NEURAL? : Neuroscientific Explanations of Religious Experience: A Philosophical Evaluation

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Etik och Religionsfilosofi

    Författare :Anne L. C. Runehov; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; Neuroscience; Neurotheology; Persinger; d Aquili; Newberg; neuroimaging technology; epilepsy; meditation; explanatory models; reductionism; religious experience; science and theology; Religionsfilosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Philosophy of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : Neuroscientists place different explanations at our disposal of what religious experiences are. Some neuroscientists explain religious experiences in terms of consequences of a damaged, malfunctioning or mentally deranged brain. Others explain them in terms of existential crises. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Causal after all a model of mental causation for dualists

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University

    Författare :Bram Vaassen; Pär Sundström; Torfinn Thomesen Huvenes; Gunnar Björnsson; David Papineau; [2019]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Mental Causation; Dualism; Non-Reductionism; Causal Exclusion; Causation; Interventionism; Negative Causation; Omissions; Neo-Russellianism; Causation and Physics;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation, I develop and defend a model of causation that allows for dualist mental causation in worlds where the physical domain is physically complete.In Part I, I present the dualist ontology that will be assumed throughout the thesis and identify two challenges for models of mental causation within such an ontology: the exclusion worry and the common cause worry. LÄS MER