Essays about: "morality"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Ethical Leadership: Ubuntu and Jantelagen : The influence of Culture in the interpretation of ethical leadershipin Zambia and Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Victor Kachabe; Sarah Kirabo Petersson; [2020]
    Keywords : COVID-19; Culture; Culture relativism; Ethical Climate; Ethical Leadership; Ethics; Trust; Morals; Jantelagen; Lagom; Ubuntu Philosophy; Narratives; Narratives Inquiry; Jantelagen; lagom;

    Abstract : The main purpose of our study was to gain a deeper understanding of how culture influences the interpretation of ethical leadership by both leaders and followers in Zambia and Sweden. The study was conducted using an interpretative narrative inquiry with a small sample of ten participants (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metaphors of populists – A cognitive linguistic study of conceptual metaphors in political speeches by Donald J. Trump and Nigel Farage

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Peter Warell; [2020]
    Keywords : Cognitive linguistics; metaphors; conceptual metaphors; source domain; target domain; MIP; politic speech; Donald Trump; Nigel Farage; populist; populism.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the use of conceptual metaphors in political speeches by Donald Trump and Nigel Farage. Conceptual metaphor theory is applied as the framework for the study. Metaphorical linguistic expressions are identified with help of the method Metaphor Identification Procedure (MIP). READ MORE

  4. 4. Actants and Networks in 'Skagboys' – Thatcher, Crime and Mundane Artifacts as Mediators

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Thomas Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Skagboys; ANT; Actor-Network Theory; Thatcher; Crime; Heroin; Irvine Welsh; Bruno Latour; Mediator; Trainspotting; Literature; Scotland; Edinburgh; Agency; Detection; Objects in literature;

    Abstract : While Skagboys portrays the descent into heroin addiction of young, working class Scots during the Thatcher era, shifting the analysis from a strictly human perspective to one focusing on the agency of objects opens up the novel to new readings wherein morality emerges through nonhuman actors. Welsh’s work has traditionally been hailed as Scottish working-class realism that portrays its characters unideologically, to the point that the novels, through the characters, appear without morality. READ MORE

  5. 5. What is the Function of the University?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Gustav Nyström; August Durlind; [2020]
    Keywords : Lund University; strategic communication; moral foundation theory; rhetorical arena theory; crisis communication; safetyism; academic freedom; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore how differences in morality polarizes the debate of what the function of the university should be, and how that might indicate a potential organizational crisis for Lund University. The study is primarily based on the case concerning the removal of teacher Johan Grant, that took place at Lund University in the fall of 2019. READ MORE