Sökning: "view of nature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 444 avhandlingar innehållade orden view of nature.

  1. 1. Seeing Nature as Creation : How Anti-Cartesian Philosophy of Mind and Perception Reshapes Natural Theology

    Författare :Mats Wahlberg; Arne Rasmusson; John Haldane; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :natural theology; knowledge of God; philosophy of mind; perception; John McDowell; epistemological disjunctivism; problem of other minds; expression; postliberal theology; postsecular theology; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation constructively explores the implications for natural theology of (especially) John McDowell’s anti-Cartesian philosophy of mind and perception. Traditionally, an important element within natural theology is the idea that nature testifies to its creator, thereby making knowledge of a creator available to humans. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Distorted natures : Shifting ideologies of nature in Swedish geography school textbooks 1866-2012

    Författare :Sebastian Djup; Mitchell Donald; Ann Grubbström; Jonas Almqvist; Scott Kirsch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nature; ideology; ideologies of nature; production of nature; geography school textbooks; geography education geografididaktik ; curriculum studies didaktik ; Geography; Geografi;

    Sammanfattning : Historically, nature has worked and functioned as a powerful idea. Therefore, this thesis provides a historical account of how ideologies of nature have been articulated and transformed in Swedish geography school textbooks (secondary and upper secondary level) from 1866 to 2012. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Sammanhangets mening : En empirisk studie av livsåskådningar i föreställningar om genteknik och i berättelser om barnlöshet, assisterad befruktning och adoption

    Författare :Katarina Westerlund; Carl Reinhold Bråkenhielm; Susanne Lundin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Faiths and ideologies; view of life; life-philosophy; world-view; context; meaning in life; genetics; gene technology; childlessness; in-vitro-fertilisation; adoption; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Faith and reason; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies;

    Sammanfattning : This present thesis explores the meaning of contexts for views of life. The first aim of the investigation is to describe the existential meaningful content of views of life in perceptions of gene technology and in narratives about childlessness, assisted conception and adoption, as they are articulated in two separate sets of interviews. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Författare :David Dunér; Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christopher Polhem; Charles XII; hydrodynamics; technology; optics; acoustics; mechanics; space; theology; number systems; neurology; iatromechanics; body and soul; infinity; mineralogy; cosmology; matter theory; perception; analogy; metaphors; cognition; 18th century Swedish history; philosophy of science; philosophy of religion; mechanical philosophy; philosophy; geometry; mathematics; history of science; Emanuel Swedenborg 1688–1772 ; natural philosophy; History of philosophy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The Swedish natural philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) thought in his early scientific career that the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry. The work presented here is a study of his mechanistic worldview and metaphorical way of thinking up to the year 1734, examining most of his fields of interest, from geometry and metaphysics to technology and mining engineering. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Evidencialidad : La codificación lingüística del punto de vista

    Författare :Fernando Wachtmeister Bermúdez; Lars Fant; Johan Pedersen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; evidentiality; epistemic modality; clitic climbing; subject-raising; Spanish; deixis; perspective; point-of-view; Cognitive Grammar; tense; consecutivity; grammaticalisation; discourse markers; Spanish language; Spanska språket;

    Sammanfattning : This work investigates into the semantic domain of evidentiality and its grammatical expression in Spanish. A model for describing the evidentiality domain is outlined, which emphasises the scalar nature of the proposed parameters: information source (subject-internal ↔ external), access to information (exclusive ↔ universal) and mode of access (sensory ↔ cognitive), all of which are construed as bipolar continua. LÄS MER