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Biotechnology: Action and choice in second modernity.
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11)
Making Sense of Rare Earth Elements. An interdisciplinary approach to mineral resources’ ethics and governance
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-24)
This interdisciplinary PhD dissertation aims to identify and address the ethical challenges posed by rare earth elements, as a non-renewable, ill-distributed, and valuable resource. The overall theoretical framework in ...
Feminism, Epistemology & Morality
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-18)
The notion of ‘responsible development’ in new approaches to governance of nanosciences and nanotechnologies
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-08)
This PhD dissertation looks at the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies (nanoST), a field that has gained tremendous political and economic momentum in the first decade of the 21st century. It is also a field ...
Det liturgiske møte. Språk og gudsmetaforer i Den norske kirkes høymesse
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-30)
Førende forestillinger i fosterpolitikken. En metafor- og diskursanalyse av hvordan kvinne, foster og abort blir konstituert i stortingsdebatter om abort og fosterdiagnostikk
(The University of Bergen, 2009-08-14)
Abstract Background: During the first twenty years of prenatal diagnostics in Norway, selective abortion on eugenic grounds according to The Abortion Law`s section 2c was seen as an advisable and reasonable medical ...
Habermas' method: Rational reconstruction
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-07)
This dissertation clarifies, discusses and elaborates on the method of Jürgen Habermas’ philosophical enterprise: rational reconstruction. The method is designed for a systematic reconstruction of the intuitive knowledge ...
Conversations About Responsible Nanoresearch
There is currently a strong focus on responsible research in relation to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology. This study presents a series of conversations with nanoresearchers, with the ‘European Commission ...
Making common sense of vaccines: an example of discussing the recombinant attenuated salmonella vaccine with the public
Researchers have iterated that the future of synthetic biology and biotechnology lies in novel consumer applications of crossing biology with engineering. However, if the new biology’s future is to be sustainable, early ...
Towards Inclusive Environmental Governance: a Study of the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement
(The University of Bergen, 2009-04-17)
First and foremost this dissertation concerns itself with inclusive manners of environmental governance. In a broad sense, it addresses the science-politics interplay in environmental governance. It focuses upon two main ...