Essays about: "nature"

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  1. 1. Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Accountability gap in international criminal law

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Ahrin; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Lethal autonomous robots (LAR) have revolutionized weapon-technology and warfare with their predicted ability to both select and kill targets without human involvement, permission or control. The lack of control in LAR will challenge many aspects of international law, amongst them international criminal law (ICL). READ MORE

  2. 2. EU CSR: TALK THE TALK OR WALK THE WALK? A case study of the Inditex Group

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jon Fernández de la Iglesia; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : European Union; Corporate Social Responsibility; European Commission; Inditex; impact; institutional pressures; translation;

    Abstract : This study examines the various institutional pressures -including the ones proceeding fromthe supranational level of the EU - and how they impact and shape the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan of an EU-based multinational company. By filling this gap, we alsopursue to steer the empirical focus on the organizational translation of the current EuropeanCommission (EC) approach on CSR. READ MORE

  3. 3. ECONOMIC GROWTH DETERMINANTS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTIONS A Cross-National Analysis of TFP, AP and Weberianess

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fatima Sow; [2019-01-11]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Productivity; Total Factor Productivity TFP ; Average Productivity AP ; Public Administration Institutions; Weberianess; Professionalism; Closedness;

    Abstract : The Weberian bureaucracy argument emphasizes a public administration with a set of principles onhow it is organised, to make the bureaucracy more productive. This in turn means a more productive public sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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