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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 ...
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 ...
Det liturgiske møte. Språk og gudsmetaforer i Den norske kirkes høymesse
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-30)
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 ...
Feminism, Epistemology & Morality
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-18)
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 ...
Biotechnology: Action and choice in second modernity.
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11)
Quantity in Old Norse and modern peninsular North Germanic
This article discusses the transition from a system with contrastive, segmental quantity in Old Norse into the present day system characterizing most Norwegian and Swedish dialects, where stressed syllables are obligatorily ...
The decision: Relations to oneself, authority and vulnerability in the field of selective abortion
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-11-03)
This article is about selective abortion. It concentrates on the existential, moral and social conditions that arise when pregnant women, using prenatal diagnosis (PND), are told that there is something seriously wrong ...