Sökning: "metaphysics"

Visar resultat 21 - 25 av 67 uppsatser innehållade ordet metaphysics.

  1. 21. Memorials of Suffering - The human trace in artefacts by Doris Salcedo

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Författare :Christina Streiffert; [2012]
    Nyckelord :anthropomorphism; embodiment; human trace; metaphysics; semiotics; tropes; violence; void; Arts and Architecture;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study has been to enable a depiction of humanness without having recourse to the human body and to make it conceivable to relate to the aesthetics of anthropomorphism. Four artworks from as many installations by the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo have made up a base for the investigation: Atrabiliarios (Defiant, Bitterness), Untitled, La Casa Viuda (The Widow House or The Widowed House) and Plegaria Muda (Silent Prayer or Silenced Prayer). LÄS MER

  2. 22. Why Human Virtues Obtain in the Natural World

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

    Författare :Jerker Karlsson; [2012]
    Nyckelord :Naturalism; Virtue-ethics; Weltanschauung; Language game; Aristotle; Philosophy and Religion;

    Sammanfattning : This essay aims to connect naturalism and virtue-ethics to a form of realism about values. The thesis advanced in the essay relies heavily on the Wittgensteinian concepts language-game and weltanschauung as explanatory tools for how values can be both real and unreal, both objective and subjective, both at the same time but not from the same perspective. LÄS MER

  3. 23. Modes of Accidentalness and Shock in the Fiction of Mary E. Mann : A Phenomenological Study

    Magister-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Karin Johnson; [2011]
    Nyckelord :Mary E. Mann; fiction; shock; meaning; accidentalness; non-essential disaster; Husserl; Phenomenology; adversity; Thomas Hardy; Norfolk;

    Sammanfattning : It is proposed in this investigation that the phenomenon of shock is central to the fiction of Mary E. Mann as a premier factor at the heart of its powers of creative constitution. The study highlights Mann’s writing as a system of jolts, fits, and shocks lacking intrinsic meaning. LÄS MER

  4. 24. En dekonstruktion i ljud : J.O. Mallanders Extended Play

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Författare :Joni Hyvönen; [2011]
    Nyckelord :J.O. Mallander; Derrida; Kekkonen; Finland; the Cold War; readymade; repetition; conceptual art; sound art;

    Sammanfattning : J.O. Mallander’s Extended Play (1968) is a sound recording, a readymade, of the counting of votes in two presidential elections in Finland, during 1962 and 1968. LÄS MER

  5. 25. Viljebegreppet och psykologin : En studie av psykologins framväxt som vetenskap i Sverige genom en analys av viljebegreppets betydelseförändring

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Författare :Andreas Rydberg; [2008]
    Nyckelord :Psychology; Philosophy; Thinking; Emotion; Will; Free Will; Determinism;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study is to elucidate the process in which psychology was separated from philosophy and established itself as a distinct academic discipline in Sweden. I argue that the concept of will, as well as the concepts of thinking and emotion, have a lot to tell us about the rise of academic psychology in Sweden. LÄS MER