Essays about: "Philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 661 essays containing the word Philosophy.

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

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

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

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  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.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

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

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

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

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

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

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inaccessible Light : Marginalia to Anselm's Argument

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Lapo Lappin; [2020]
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    Abstract : Since its inception in 1078, the ontological argument has continued to fascinate philosophers for almost a millennium. It continues to elicit genuine interest from analytic philosophers even today. Several recent studies and anthologies on the argument have been produced in the past few years, and the debate is as lively as ever. READ MORE