Sökning: "utilitarianism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 18 avhandlingar innehållade ordet utilitarianism.

  1. 1. Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism Action Guidance and Moral Intuitions

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Författare :Simon Rosenqvist; Folke Tersman; Jens Johansson; Ben Eggleston; [2020]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hedonistic act utilitarianism; consequentialism; action guidance; moral intuitions; hedonism; thought experiments; ignorance; imagination; morality; normativity; ethics; moral theory; normative ethics; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : According to hedonistic act utilitarianism, an act is morally right if and only if, and because, it produces at least as much pleasure minus pain as any alternative act available to the agent. This dissertation gives a partial defense of utilitarianism against two types of objections: action guidance objections and intuitive objections. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Applying Utilitarianism. The problem of practical action-guidance Att tillämpa utilitarismen. Problemet med praktisk handlingsvägledning

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Jonas Gren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Act-utilitarianism; Action-guidance; Utilitarism > etik och moral; Beslutsfattande > psykologiska aspekter;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the question of whether act-utilitarianism (AU) can provide practical action-guidance. Traditionally, when approaching this question, utilitarians invoke the distinction between criteria of rightness and methods of decision-making. LÄS MER

  3. 3. F. A. Hayek's Critique of Legislation

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Law

    Författare :Cyril Holm; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hayek; legislation; rules; law; rationality; rational action; rational social order; equilibrium; utilitarianism; method of deliberation; criterion of correctness; Elinor Ostrom; Avner Greif; Vernon Smith; Joshua Epstein; complexity; knowledge; social cooperation; information; know-how; the Hayek problem; the invisible hand; Adam Smith; Mises; Keynes; Marx; welfare state; Gilbert Ryle; Michael Polanyi; theory of legislation; legisprudence; jurisprudence; Neo-Kantianism; historicism; cognitive closure; theory of prices; competition; syntax grammar; game theory; generative social science; agent-based computational modeling; institutional policy analysis; normative; primacy of economics; primacy of politics; Sheri Berman; constructivist rationalism; socialism; social democracy; Nozick; Rawls; distribution; justice; freedom; Kant; polycentric government; process of experimentation; speculative philosophy; analytical philosophy; freedom under the law; liberty; philosophy of mind; consequentialist; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation concerns F. A. Hayek’s (1899–1992) critique of legislation. The purpose of the investigation is to clarify and assess that critique. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Personalekonomi och "det goda" – om etik och effektivitet i arbetet Human Resource Costing and Accounting and the Good – about ethics, efficiency and work

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Bokförlaget BAS

    Författare :Freddy Hällsten; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1997]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human resources; ethics; efficiency; the good work; costing and accounting; utilitarianism; dignity of the individual; phronesis;

    Sammanfattning : Can Human Resource Costing and Accounting (HRCA) contribute when creating ”the good work”? What kind of perceptions are dominating among HRCA-actors – the system directed striving to attain organisational utility or the actor-directed aimed at ”the dignity of the individual”? What consequences are discernable if one of them is dominant? ”The good” can be characterised by utilitarianism – to create the utmost possible utility. ”The good” can also be considered from an action-theoretical perspective, that is based on Aristotle’s ideas about ethics (phronesis and praxis). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Personnel Resistance in Public Professional Service Mergers: The Merging of Two National Audit Organizations

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund Institute of Economic Research

    Författare :Louise Bringselius; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national audit; change management; acquisitions; mergers; personnel reactions; Resistance; utilitarianism; psychological contracts; control; moral;

    Sammanfattning : The human side of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – with focus particularly on resistance - has puzzled scholars for decades. Still, there is little discussion as regards to how the concept should be defined or understood. Often expressions of resistance, rather than its actual content, are described. LÄS MER