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    • Abort og fosterreduksjon: En etisk sammenligning 

      Dahl, Silje Langseth; Vaksdal, Rebekka Hylland; Barra, Mathias; Gamlund, Espen; Solberg, Carl Tollef (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      De siste årene har fosterreduksjon i økende grad vært gjenstand for debatt i Norge, og intensiteten nådde et foreløpig maksimum da Lovavdelingen leverte tolknings-uttalelsen § 2 - Tolkning av abortloven i 2016 som svar på ...
    • Abortion and multifetal pregnancy reduction: An ethical comparison 

      Langseth Dahl, Silje; Vaksdal, Rebekka Hylland; Barra, Mathias; Gamlund, Espen; Solberg, Carl Tollef (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In recent years, multifetal pregnancy reduction (MFPR) has increasingly been a subject of debate in Norway. The intensity of this debate reached a tentative maximum when the Legislation Department delivered their interpretative ...
    • Acquiesced and unrefuted : The growth of scientific myths 

      Letrud, Kåre (Doctoral thesis, 2020-06-05)
      This thesis explores the phenomenon of scientific myths distributed in academic discourses. Drawing on a set of myth-examples, I explicate a definition of the term ‘scientific myth’, arguing that it ought primarily to be ...
    • Adam Smith og myten om den usynlige hånd 

      Svendsen, Lars Fredrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Adam Smith tillegges ofte en teori om en «usynlig hånd» som skal garantere at hvis alle aktører fremmer sin egennytte, vil man derigjennom også fremme fellesnytten. Ingen av de tre forekomstene av uttrykket «usynlig hånd» ...
    • Advantages of a Machine-Readable Version of Wittgenstein's Nachlaß 

      Pichler, Alois (Internationales Wittgenstein Symposium 18, Conference object, 1995-08)
    • Affirmasjonens puls. En undersøkelse av den undertrykte og revolusjonære kropp hos Gilles Deleuze 

      Olsen, Sara Bruteig (Master thesis, 2015-11-23)
      In this paper I will address the body as analyzed in the work of Gilles Deleuze and in his collaborations with Félix Guattari. I will attempt to explore the body as a decisive point of reference with regard to the human ...
    • Affirmative citation bias in scientific myth debunking: A three-in-one case study 

      Letrud, Kåre; Hernes, Sigbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-09)
      Several uncorroborated, false, or misinterpreted conceptions have for years been widely distributed in academic publications, thus becoming scientific myths. How can such misconceptions persist and proliferate within the ...
    • Antiepikuristiske essays. Ein kritisk undersøking av epikurisme om død, velferd og tid 

      Sørheim, Preben (Master thesis, 2015-11-20)
      I oppgåva gjer eg eit forsøk på å sette samtidsdebatten om døden som eit vonde inn i ein større verditeoretisk og velferdsteoretisk samanheng. Eg ser særleg på implikasjonane av epikurismen om døden som eit vonde for ...
    • The Appearance of Skepticism: Possibility, Conceivability and Infinite Ascent 

      Bangu, Sorin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The paper articulates a novel strategy against external world skepticism. It shows that a modal assumption of the skeptical argument cannot be justified.
    • Aristotle’s Take on Inadvertently Made Objects 

      Papandreou, Marilu (Journal article, 2021)
      The way metaphysicians conceive of inadvertently made objects has consequences for their understanding of the relation between intentions and kinds. Indeed, the very possibility of concrete material objects produced without ...
    • Attitudes towards transfers of human tissue samples across borders: An international survey of researchers and policy makers in five countries 

      Zhang, Xinqing; Matsui, Kenji; Krohmal, Benjamin; Zeid, Alaa Abou; Muthuswamy, Vasantha; Koo, Young Mo; Kita, Yoshikuni; Lie, Reidar K. (Journal article, 2010-09-16)
      Background: Sharing of tissue samples for research and disease surveillance purposes has become increasingly important. While it is clear that this is an area of intense, international controversy, there is an absence of ...
    • Autentisk Eksistens 

      Bjørnstad, Bendik (Master thesis, 2019-10-22)
      I denne teksten presenterer jeg forskningen min på Autentisk Eksistens. Jeg argumenter for at autentisk væren ikke innebærer former for selv-aktualisering sett i moderne selv-hjelp litteratur. Istedenfor viser jeg hvordan ...
    • Bevissthet 

      Hansen, Mette Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Denne artikkelen tar for seg noen av de viktigste problemstillingene som har vært debattert innen bevissthetsfilosofien de siste 25 årene. I første del omtales ulike former for bevissthet, og ulike måter å definere bevissthet. ...
    • Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission 

      Novotny, Thomas E.; Mordini, Emilio; Chadwick, Ruth; Pedersen, J. Martin; Fabbri, Fabrizio; Lie, Reidar K.; Thanachaiboot, Natapong; Mossialos, Elias; Permanand, Govin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006-01-24)
      The term “globalization” was popularized by Marshall McLuhan in War and Peace in the Global Village. In the book, McLuhan described how the global media shaped current events surrounding the Vietnam War [1] and also predicted ...
    • Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation 

      Baumgartner, Michael Clemens; Falk, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      A regularity theory of causation analyses type-level causation in terms of Boolean difference-making. The essential ingredient that helps this theoretical framework overcome the problems of Hume’s and Mill’s classical ...
    • Boolean negation and non-conservativity I: Relevant modal logics 

      Øgaard, Tore Fjetland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Many relevant logics are conservatively extended by Boolean negation. Not all, however. This paper shows an acute form of non-conservativeness, namely that the Boolean-free fragment of the Boolean extension of a relevant ...
    • Boolean negation and non-conservativity II: The variable-sharing property 

      Øgaard, Tore Fjetland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Many relevant logics are conservatively extended by Boolean negation. Not all, however. This paper shows an acute form of non-conservativeness, namely that the Boolean-free fragment of the Boolean extension of a relevant ...
    • Boolean negation and non-conservativity III: the Ackermann constant 

      Øgaard, Tore Fjetland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      It is known that many relevant logics can be conservatively extended by the truth constant known as the Ackermann constant. It is also known that many relevant logics can be conservatively extended by Boolean negation. ...
    • «Branchements» and «translation» as approaches to culture. An epistemological reflection on some aspects in the thinking of Jean-Loup Amselle and Paul Ricoeur 

      Lillebø, Jonas Gamborg (Doctoral thesis, 2014-01-17)
      In this dissertation I reflect on the concept of culture from a political, philosophical and anthropological angle. The perspective from where I attempt to analyze them all together is epistemological. This means two things: ...
    • Brandom on Postmodern Ethical Life: Moral and Political Problems 

      Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Chapter, 2020)
      On Robert Brandom’s reading, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel holds that the conceptual content of language, thought, and action is constituted by normative attitudes, through which participants of a discursive practice assign ...