Sökning: "Philosophy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1833 uppsatser innehållade ordet Philosophy.

  1. 1. DELIBERATIVE DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION - in context, in theory and in empirical research

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Författare :Axel Rödström; [2020-08-28]
    Nyckelord :deliberative democracy; citizenship education; philosophy of education;

    Sammanfattning : This master's thesis problematizes the deliberative citizenship education model from three different perspectives. It contains three substudies, which all investigate how deliberativedemocracy has been modelled on deliberative criteria for discussions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. ON AQUINAS’ PHILOSOPHY OF MIND. AQUINAS’ CONCEPTION OF THE BODY-SOUL RELATIONSHIP AND ITS RELATION TO SOME CONTEMPORARY THEORIES IN PHILOSOPHY OF MIND.

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

    Författare :Shadrack Owusu; [2020-07-03]
    Nyckelord :Medieval Metaphysics; Aquinas; Body-Mind; Problem; Physicalism; Substance Dualism;

    Sammanfattning : In his question 75 and 76 of the Summa Theologiae, Thomas Aquinas argues that the human soul is related to the body as its form such that even after death, the soul has a natural inclination and affinity to the body. This position of Aquinas brings some questions to the fore when discussing him in contemporary philosophy of mind. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The ungraded life is not worth living? Criteria compliance in the philosophy classroom

    Magister-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Författare :Riitta Itäkylä; [2020-02-27]
    Nyckelord :criteria compliance; market discourse; formative assessment; knowledge requirements; philosophy syllabus; philosophy teaching;

    Sammanfattning : Following the educational reforms of the 1990s and the focus on measurable results and achievement documentation, teachers and learners in Sweden have increasingly come to embrace an instrumentalist view on knowledge at the cost of lifelong learning. As market discourse and economic interests have gained ground in the educational realm, the democratic and humanist dimensions of learning and knowledge have diminished in size, in discourse as well as empirical practice. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Är vi som Sisyfos? : Vad Camus filosofi om det absurda säger oss om vår mänskliga existens

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Filosofi

    Författare :Rebecca Schlottau Eckerström; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Camus; the absurd; finitude; indifference; human nature; human condition; discordance; Sisyphus; Camus; det absurda; ändlighet; likgiltighet; mänsklig natur; mänskliga villkor; diskordans; Sisyfos;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is an attempt to understand what Albert Camus philosophy of the absurd entails, using the figure of Sisyphus in The myth of Sisyphus as a reference. We all face the absurd: the discordance that results from the confrontation of the human longing for the absolute with the worlds non-absolute character. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Animal in the Mirror : Zoomorphism and Anthropomorphism in Life of Pi

    Master-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Författare :Miryam Bernadette Danielsson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Life of Pi; anthropomorphism; zoomorphism; anthropophagy; cannibalism; ecocriticism; animal studies; human-animal dualism; Yann Martel; cartesian dualism; animal philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This essay explores the application of zoomorphism and anthropomorphism in Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi. The novel, rather than being a mere shipwreck-narrative or a miraculous tale with religious overtones, is also a story about the complicated and perhaps inevitably divided relationship between humans and animals. LÄS MER