Essays about: "political philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 essays containing the words political philosophy.

  1. 1. Love at the Heart of Feminist Epistemology: On the Interconnectedness between Love and Gender

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Veronica Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : epistemology; ontology; feminism; love; materialism; realism; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the concept of love in relation to feminist epistemology. Through a theoretical analysis and assessment, the aim has been to first of all examine ontological tensions between feminist works theorizing on love; secondly, to analyse which role the concept of love has in the works; and thirdly to contextualize the different ontological assumptions made within the basic tension in feminist epistemology, i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speculating Relationships

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lennart Czienskowski; [2020]
    Keywords : Speculative Design; Post-Humanism; Post-Anthropocentrism; Human-Artifact Relationship; Object Character; Interaction Attributes; Phenomenology; Research Through Design; Aesthetics; Materiality; Object Behaviour; Relationship-centered Design;

    Abstract : In this thesis the idea of relationship-centered design is proposed based on a speculative design project which is grounded in an understanding of post-anthropocentrism. To facilitate post-anthropocentric human-artifact relationships, that don’t favor living actors over non-living actor, objects may appear to have a life-like agency based on needs and therefore must be empathized with which can be achieved through object characters. READ MORE

  3. 3. How have Confucian traditions and values influenced institutional power structures in Maoist ideology?  : A comparative discourse analysis of ideologies enforcing authoritarianism. 

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : China; Confucianism; Maoism; PRC; People’s Republic of China; Philosophy; Totalitarianism; Discourse Analysis; CCP;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis will thoroughly analyze the discourse that is the transformation and interaction of the Maoist ideology with the previous Confucian traditions and its importance in institutional spheres of society in contemporary China. The thesis aims to analyze correlations and causations to the aspect of the rise of Maoism from a non-Communist Chinese society highly influenced by Confucian values and traditions to a Maoist dominated Chinese cultural, social, and political landscape. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Right to Free Hatred?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Apelgren; [2020]
    Keywords : free speech; hate speech; legitimacy; political legitimacy; political philosophy; philosophy; ronald dworkin; dworkin; jeremy waldron; waldron; yttrandefrihet; politisk filosofi; praktisk filosofi; filosofi; politisk legitimitet; ronald dworkin;

    Abstract : This paper examines Jeremy Waldron's critique of Ronald Dworkin's argument that legislating against hate speech undermines the democratic legitimacy of the state. This argument, hereafter the legitimacy argument, was criticized by Jeremy Waldron in his book The Harm in Hate Speech. READ MORE

  5. 5. The French politic of the veil in relation to International law : Analyzis of the politic of the veil in France

    University essay from Teologiska högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Akbar Abdul Rasul; [2020]
    Keywords : Islam; veil; niqab; hijab; burka ban; international law;

    Abstract : The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other international conventions have been ratified by many countries, yet the basic freedoms established therein continue to be taken for granted. In recent years, the Islamic veil has been widely debated as an oppressive garment against Muslim women and a threat to Western secular democracy. READ MORE