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  1. 1. Metaethical Relativism: Against the Single Analysis Assumption

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Författare :Ragnar Francén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; moral relativism; metaethical relativism; speaker relativism; appraiser;

    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

  2. 2. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    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

  3. 3. Naturalising Intentionality : Inquiries into Realism & Relativism

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Alexander Almér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anti-realism; context; faultless disareement; inner perception; intentionality; internal realism; knowledge by acquaintance; metaphysical realism; naturalism; pragmatic-semantic distinction; relativism;

    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. 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

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Daniel Seldén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ontology; methodology; critical realism; positivism; relativism; anorexia nervosa; sociology; multifactorial explanation; biopsychosocial;

    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

  5. 5. The Possibility of Discussion : Relativism, Truth, and Criticism of Religious Beliefs

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Etik och Religionsfilosofi

    Författare :Hugo Strandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; discussion; relativism; truth; criticism of religious beliefs; fideism; objectivity; universality; Wittgenstein; Davidson; Heidegger; Swinburne; Religionsfilosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Philosophy of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    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