Essays about: "Concrete"

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  1. 1. Is Searle a Property Dualist?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Felix Schröder; [2019]
    Keywords : John Searle; biological naturalism; reduction; consciousness; property dualism; mental causation; causality; physicalism; philosophy of mind; epiphenomenalism; overdetermination;

    Abstract : It has often been argued that John Searle’s theory of mind, biological naturalism, due to its commitment to mental irreducibility amounts to no more than disguised property dualism. I suggest that a thorough analysis of Searle’s somewhat unusual views on the nature of reduction reveals this irreducibility to be not a metaphysical relation between mental properties and physical but one concerned only with the semantics of the respective terms used to refer to these. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  3. 3. The climate impact of different building systems : A study regarding materials in residential buildings and their environmental impact

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Darle; Saga Lindqvist; Bezawit Tsegai; [2019]
    Keywords : Building system; LCA; construction phase; CO2-equivalent emissions; multi-family houses;

    Abstract : This report was done on behalf of Uppsala municipality with the aim to investigate how much the CO2-equivalent emissions differ between different building systems during the construction phase, considering the different choice of material used in the frames. Several multi-family houses with different building systems were therefore studied and compared by using previous LCA from collected climate reports regarding each construction project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Servitization and its Effects on the Business Model : The Transition from Hardware Products to Software Services in Manufacturing

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell ekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Industriell ekonomi

    Author : Daniel Gunnarsson; Jonathan Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Servitization; Business Model Innovation; Value Proposition; Customer- Centricity; Value-Based Pricing;

    Abstract : Companies within the manufacturing industry is undergoing changes in their business models to adapt to changing external environments and trends – whereas one general trend is toward servitization, the transition from hardware products to software services. These software services have shown to have an increasingly impactful role for former productbased firms to ensure future reliable profits and revenues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Re-imagining national struggle: Resistance narratives within the exiled Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Carl Bradshaw Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : KDPI; political imaginations; identity processes; memory cultures; resistance narratives; social constructivism; Rasan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2016 the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) decided to modify its resistance strategy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). This study analyses political imaginations within the displaced KDPI community in Iraqi Kurdistan through a social constructivist paradigm and the methods of observations and interviews. READ MORE