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

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå

    Författare :Mats Wahlberg; Arne Rasmusson; John Haldane; [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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokförlaget Nya Doxa

    Författare :David Dunér; [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

  4. 4. The Structure of the Virtues A Study of Thomas Aquinas’s and Godfrey of Fontaines's Accounts of Moral Goodness

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

    Författare :Alexander Stöpfgeshoff; Tomas Ekenberg; Frans Svensson; Bonnie Kent; [2018]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Thomas Aquinas; Godfrey of Fontaines; virtue; character virtue; prudence; moral goodness; medieval philosophy; medieval ethics; connection of the virtues; unity; dependence; gender; particularism; Summa Theologiae; Aristotle; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a study of Thomas Aquinas’s (1225–1274) and Godfrey of Fontaines’s (d. 1306) moral philosophies. In this study, I conduct a detailed analysis of two Aristotelian commitments concerning the character virtues, namely, The Plurality of the Character Virtues and The Connection of the Character Virtues. LÄS MER

  5. 5. On axioms and images in the history of Mathematics

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

    Författare :Johanna Pejlare; Uppsala universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK; Mathematics; History of mathematics; axiomatization; intuition; visualization; images; Euclidean geometry; axiomatization; intuition; visualization; images; Euclidean geometry;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with aspects of axiomatization, intuition and visualization in the history of mathematics. Particular focus is put on the end of the 19th century, before David Hilbert's (1862–1943) work on the axiomatization of Euclidean geometry. The thesis consists of three papers. LÄS MER