Sökning: "metaphysics"

Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 69 uppsatser innehållade ordet metaphysics.

  1. 11. Jordens sång : Naturfilosofi och musik hos Gilles Deleuze

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för estetik

    Författare :Mats Dahllöv; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Deleuze; philosophy of nature; philosophy of music; Guattari; metaphysics; Kant; science; time; Prigogine; self-organisation; aesthetics; classical music; Mahler; spectral music; Rancière; Gallope; Deleuze; naturfilosofi; musikfilosofi; Guattari; metafysik; Kant; naturvetenskap; tid; Prigogine; självorganisation; estetik; klassisk musik; Mahler; spektralmusik; Rancière; Gallope;

    Sammanfattning : This essay provides a thorough reading of Gilles Deleuze’s (1925–95) philosophy of nature and the way music relates to this philosophy. It does so with regards to changes in the view of nature in 20th century science, especially in the theories of self-organisation as developed by, among others, Ilya Prigogine. LÄS MER

  2. 12. SCENE STIR: How we begin to see the biosphere in David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas

    Master-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Vincent Cavalier; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Cloud Atlas; nonhumans; Anthropocene; Timothy Morton; Bruno Latour; object oriented ontology;

    Sammanfattning : This essay marks the degrading biosphere in David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas and argues that its narrative disclosure is meaningfully explored using the idea of a growing ecological awareness. The book depicts agentive nonhumans that are unseen or under-attended by the novel’s humans. LÄS MER

  3. 13. On Kim's critique of non-reductive physicalism

    Magister-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Författare :Roque Molina; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Nonreductive physicalism; downward causation; causal closure; levels; irreducibility;

    Sammanfattning : Kim criticizes non-reductive physicalism as a suitable metaphysics of mind among things because of its failure on the issue of mental causation. The failure is especially present in the thesis of supervenience physicalism. LÄS MER

  4. 14. Western and Indian theories of consciousness confronted A comparative overview of continental and analytic philosophy with Advaita Vedanta and Madhyamaka Buddhism

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Författare :Michele Cossellu; [2014-01-22]
    Nyckelord :consciousness; nonduality; phenomenology; Advaita Vedanta; Madhyamaka Buddhism; epistemology;

    Sammanfattning : The burgeoning field of cognitive studies in the West is motivated by a renewed interest inconscious experience, which arose in the postmodern zeitgeist in response to the positivist,scientific ideal of objectivity. This work presents a historical overview of Western philosophyfrom its dawn, focusing on the evolution of key concepts in metaphysics, ontology andepistemology, to arrive at the examination of modern theories on consciousness. LÄS MER

  5. 15. The Mystical End of Finitude: Analogia Entis as Catholic Denkform

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Författare :Sebastian Ekberg; [2014]
    Nyckelord :theology; philosophy; ecumenism; creation; grace; Karl Barth; Hans Urs von Balthasar; Gottlieb Söhngen; Erich Przywara; Philosophy and Religion;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to show that the doctrine of analogia entis, the analogy of being, is a proper form of thought for Catholic theology, because it is based on a theological metaphysics. The thesis includes a very brief historical account of the concept of analogy in philosophical and theological metaphysics, but has for its real starting point the exclamation of Karl Barth that the analogia entis is "the invention of the Antichrist. LÄS MER