Sökning: "view of nature"

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  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. 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 :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap;

    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

  3. 3. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Författare :David Dunér; Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

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

    Författare :Fernando Wachtmeister Bermúdez; Lars Fant; Johan Pedersen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

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

    Författare :Artur Nilsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    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