Sökning: "supervenience"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade ordet supervenience.

  1. 1. The Queerness of Objective Values : An Essay on Mackiean Metaethics and the Arguments from Queerness

    Författare :Victor Moberger; Jens Johansson; Erik Carlson; Russ Shafer-Landau; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; J. L. Mackie; argument from queerness; objective values; moral realism; claim to objectivity; argument from relativity; non-naturalism; supervenience; normative explanation; authoritative prescriptivity; objectivity; categoricity; minimal realism; ardent realism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This book investigates the argument from queerness against moral realism, famously put forward by J. L. Mackie in Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong (1977). The book can be divided into two parts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Axiological Investigations

    Författare :Jonas Olson; Sven Danielsson; Erik Carlson; Brad Hooker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Practical philosophy; axiology; buck-passing; conditionalism; final value; G.E. Moore; intrinsic goodness; intrinsicalism; supervenience; tropes; Praktisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The subject of this thesis is formal axiology, i.e., the discipline that deals with structural and conceptual questions about value. The main focus is on intrinsic or final value. LÄS MER

  3. 3. In Virtue Of : Determination, Dependence, and Metaphysically Opaque Grounding

    Författare :Henrik Rydéhn; Matti Eklund; Sten Lindström; Dan López de Sa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grounding; metaphysical grounding; dependence; ontological dependence; determination; explanation; metaphysical explanation; essence; modality; fundamentality; metaphysical laws; reduction; supervenience; metaphysical structure; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates grounding, the relation of non-causal determination whereby one fact obtains in virtue of some other fact or facts. Although considerations of grounding have been central throughout Western philosophy, the last 15-20 years have seen a renaissance of systematic work on grounding in analytic philosophy. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Social delaktighet i teori och praktik : Om barns sociala delaktighet i förskolans verksamhet

    Författare :Eva Melin; Ulf Janson; Britta Högberg; Bert Danermark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; children s participation; participation in preschool; preschools acitivities; structure-agency; emergence; supervenience; critical realism; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to explain social participation in pre-schools for children with and without Down’s syndrome. The explanation is achieved by use of an explanatory model of social participation, designed on the basis of critical realism, which has been used in an empirical study of how social participation emerges in practice. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Artifacts and Supraphysical Worlds : A Conceptual Analysis of Religion

    Författare :Johan Modée; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of special sciences; Two-dimensionality; Supraphysical worlds; Possible worlds; Global supervenience; Physicalism; Tools; Symbols; Rituals; Representations; Proper funtion; Artifacts; Definition of religion; Conceptual analysis; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi; religion; concept; artifact; physicalism; global supervenience; representations; a priori;

    Sammanfattning : It is a contested question in contemporary theories of religion whether the concept of religion can be defined in a sound way or not. Many theorists maintain that a universal but delimiting definition is impossible. LÄS MER