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Hedonistic Egoism – A Theory of Normative Reasons for Action
(The University of Bergen, 2011-03-11)
«Branchements» and «translation» as approaches to culture. An epistemological reflection on some aspects in the thinking of Jean-Loup Amselle and Paul Ricoeur
(The University of Bergen, 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 ...
Jakten på et fagfelt: den skandinaviske kvinne- og kjønnshistoriens fremvekst i skjæringsfeltet mellom historieforskning og kvinne- og kjønnsforskning
(The University of Bergen, 2015-03-20)
The roots of women’s and gender history have been places within social history, interdisciplinary women’s and gender research, and within 1970s and 1980s new women’s movement. Which of these roots gets emphasised and why, ...
Filosofiske samtaler med innsatte i fengsel. En fordypning i samtalens form og innhold
(The University of Bergen, 2018-01-19)
Since 2006 I have engaged in philosophical dialogues with inmates in Bjørgvin prison in Bergen, and these experiences form the foundation for my reflections in this thesis. In part one of this thesis I try to grasp ...
(The University of Bergen, 2017-09-15)
The focal question of this thesis is how the historian tries to resolve the tension built into the writing of history. The perspective on a tension existing in history texts stems from a broader understanding of the ...
Can Resource-Poor Countries Bear any Obligations for Global Distributive Justice? A Reflection on the Distribution of Global health Opportunities
(The University of Bergen, 2016-05-20)
Can resource-poor countries bear any stringent obligations in the pursuit of equity in the distribution of global health opportunities between individuals globally? Distributive justice is primarily about resource transfer ...
Crime, Punishment, and Understanding Justice through Injustice
(The University of Bergen, 2018-08-24)
The thesis discusses the justice of state punishment in response to criminal wrongs. The introductory chapter explores the logic of the concept of justice itself, proposing that we understand justice as the function of ...
The Cosmopolitan Rights of Foreigners. A Phenomenological Defense of Cosmopolitan Law
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-18)
This thesis argues that states have cosmopolitan obligations of a moral-legal character. These obligations are articulated as “cosmopolitan law”, which is a Kantian term referring to the morallegal norms that ...
Plato - A Voice for Peace. Political Accountability and Dramatic Staging
(The University of Bergen, 2018-12-07)
With this dissertation I intend to give a contribution to the field peace and peacethematic. The hypothesis of the dissertation is that it is possible to read the Platonic corpus as a body of critique where Plato in the ...
How to be a Good Sentimentalist
(The University of Bergen, 2019-10-18)
How can one be a good person? That, in essence, is the question I ask in this dissertation. More specifically, I ask how we, in general, can best go about the complex and never-ending task of trying to figure out what ...