Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 38 avhandlingar innehållade ordet relativism.
Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the plausibility of metaethical relativism, or more specifically, what I call “moral truth-value relativism”: the idea that the truth of a moral statement or belief depends on who utters or has it, or who assesses it. According to the most prevalent variants of this view in philosophical literature – “standard relativism” – the truth-values are relative to people’s moralities, often understood as some subset of their affective or desire- like attitudes. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cognitive scientists, linguists and philosophers have expressed hope that mental and linguistic content (aboutness) eventually will be explained in broadly natural scientific terms. This dissertation investigates certain problems pertaining to attempts to naturalise mental aboutness and related semantic concepts like reference and truth. LÄS MER
4. Om det som är - ontologins metodologiska relevans inom positivism, relativism och kritisk realism : Concerning Being. Ontology and its methodological relevance within Positivism, Relativism and Critical Realism
Sammanfattning : The main puq)ose of this thesis is to argue for the methodolo~.,'ical rclevance of a critical realist, stratified ontology for the process of scientific knowledge production. The case of anorexia nervosa is ch osen to illustrate thc argumcnt. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation seeks to address the issue of how fruitful discussion of religious beliefs is possible, i.e. how it is criticism of religious beliefs is possible. In the philosophy of religion, discussions of religious beliefs are often understood as starting from putative universal norms and rules for argumentation. LÄS MER