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    • A home of one’s own | Philosophical considerations on the issue of housing 

      Brandl, Erika (Master thesis, 2020-12-15)
      While architects, social psychologists, anthropologists and historians have conceptualized it in varied ways, little has been made of the issue of housing in philosophy. The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate that many ...
    • 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, Chapter, 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 ...
    • Against telic monism in logic 

      Commandeur, Leon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Telic monism in logic is the thesis that there is one single philosophically primary goal to logic. A different way to put it is that there is only one canonical application to logic. This thesis is widely present—implicitly ...
    • Anti-exceptionalism about logic as tradition rejection 

      Martin, Benjamin Joseph Lewis; Hjortland, Ole Thomassen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      While anti-exceptionalism about logic (AEL) is now a popular topic within the philosophy of logic, there’s still a lack of clarity over what the proposal amounts to. currently, it is most common to conceive of AEL as 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.
    • Arbeidslivet. Eksposisjon 

      Venneslan, Knut (Book, 2005)
    • Are ABM explanations in the social sciences inevitably individualist? 

      Kincaid, Harold; Zahle, Julie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Agent-based models (ABMs) are increasingly important in social science research. They have two obvious apparent virtues: they can model complex macrosociological phenomena without strong assumptions about agents and without ...
    • 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 ...
    • Artistic Progress. Towards an Applied Philosophy of Image-Making 

      Morton, Anthony Charles (Master thesis, 2023-05-29)
      The origins of image-making can be traced back over 73,000 years. Image-making in contemporary art differs significantly from that of our ancestors. One explanation for this is that changes in our conception of image-making ...
    • 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. ...