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  1. 1. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokförlaget Nya Doxa

    Författare :David Dunér; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    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

  2. 2. The Psychology of Worldviews: Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University

    Författare :Artur Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Sammanfattning : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Upplysning utan förnuft : begär och frihet hos Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, David Hume och Montesquieu

    Detta är en avhandling från Brutus Östlings Bokförlag Symposion

    Författare :Victoria Höög; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; John Locke; Thomas Hobbes; postmodernism; modernity; women; political freedom; classical republicanism; human nature; reason; virtue; passions; Enlightenment; desire; David Hume; Charles de Montesquieu.; History of philosophy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This essay has three main aims. The first one is to give an overview of some hundred years of European intellectual history, bringing out new aspects of the classical thinkers. The analysis of the four philosophers Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, David Hume and Charles de Montesquieu aims at illustrating a general historical process, viz. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Vindkraft, landskap och mening. En studie om vindkraft och människans rumsliga preferenser

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Tom Böhler; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culture; technology; nature; view of nature; renewable energy; ecocycles; environment; ecological modernisation; discourse; discursive coalitions; meaning; landscape; wind power; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : The point of departure for this thesis is a core question in present-day environmental work, namely how to balance the conservation of nature against its utilisation. A wind power venture on a large scale energy production will, for instance, obviously have an impact on the natural scenery of the coastline. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå

    Författare :Mats Wahlberg; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    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