Essays about: "morality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 essays containing the word morality.

  1. 1. Negotiating the moral community : Moral intimacy in the shadow of Colombia's rebel rule

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Phaidon Thymios Benedetti Vassiliou; [2021]
    Keywords : morality; Colombia; armed conflict; peacebuilding; moral anthropology;

    Abstract : While cultural anthropology has a well-established tradition of studying armed conflict and postconflict societies, its consideration of morality in this context has hitherto been granted a tangential, rather than central role. Addressing this gap, the present thesis draws on qualitative data collected during four weeks of fieldwork carried out in the rural inland of Colombia’s Urabá region between June and July of 2018 to explore the ways in which morality is locally constructed in communities afflicted by a history of armed violence and rebel governance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dancing in Postcolonial Spotlights The possibility to perceive postcolonial structures within the dance scenes in India Song and Beau Travail

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Filip Hallbäck; [2020-11-11]
    Keywords : Marguerite Duras; Claire Denis; Postcolonialism; Dance performativity; Art Cinema;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the complex relationship between the concept of art cinema, dance performativity and postcolonial theories, with two dance scenes from India Song(Marguerite Duras, 1975) and Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999) as a point of departure. The method is to do a close reading, through the theoretical scopes by among others DavidBordwell, Patrice Pavis and Richard Dyer. READ MORE

  3. 3. CONSEQUENTIAL INTENTIONALISM. AN EVALUATION OF THE APPLICABILITY OF PETER ABELARD’S ETHICS.

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

    Author : Shadrack Owusu; [2020-07-13]
    Keywords : Medieval ethics; Abelard; Intention; Consent; Morality; Society; Consequentialism;

    Abstract : In his Ethica, Peter Abelard argues for consent as the only criterion for moral evaluation. This argument of Abelard seems to present his ethical system as subjective and therefore cannot be put into practice. This paper seeks to critically analyze the practicality of Abelard’s ethical system in the human society. READ MORE

  4. 4. FROM TRADITIONALISM AND MORALITY TO DEFENDERS AND ANTAGONISTS OF GENDER EQUALITY The Framing of Gender over time by the Sweden Democrats

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Blomqvist; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : Right-wing populism; Gender; Gender Equality; the Sweden Democrats;

    Abstract : This research study explores the framing of gender by Sweden’s right-wing populist party, the Sweden Democrats over time. It uses qualitative text analysis and frame theory with the aim to analyze how the party has constructed diagnostic (problems) and prognostic (solutions) frames in regards to gender in their official party literature over the last 29 years, between 1989 to 2018 – with a focus on how this may have changed over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Morality of ISIS Returnees : using thought experiments to determine moral responsibility or innocence

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Marie Froste; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; ISIS returnees; foreign fighters; terrorism; moral responsibility; reductive individualism;

    Abstract : What are ISIS returnees morally responsible for, and how does that affect what should happen next? This is a question currently facing all Western democracies. Using thought experiments and reductive individualism, this thesis discusses the moral responsibility of both adult and child ISIS returnees. READ MORE