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Reciprok egoism, skeptisk empirism och modern fysikalism: Titelförslag på några principer och diskurs kring dessas korrelation
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Arts and Humanities.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Reciprocal egoism, sceptical empiricism and modern physicalism : Title suggestions for some principles and discourse on how these correlate (English)
Abstract [sv]

Denna essä är en ontologisk och epistemologisk undersökning av bland annat etiska och medvetandefilosofiska implikationer av en konsekvent fysikalistisk hållning. I detta kontrasteras mot en transcendentalistisk hållning, som den av T. M. Scanlon, den skeptiska empirismen av David Hume, reciprokt baserade moraliska system (e.g. J. L. Mackies självreferentiella altruism) samt en medvetandesyn i linje med Galen Strawsons kriterier för en realistisk fysikalism som i min mening löser alla så kallade psykofysiska problem.

Abstract [en]

This paper contains an ontological and epistemic analysis of the implication of a consistently physicalist view of reality. This in polemic contrast with transcendentalist positions as that of T. M. Scanlon. I follow along the lines of a sceptical empiricism that I ascribe to Hume and from which, I argue, consistently follows guidelines as set by for example J. L. Mackie and Galen Strawson on topics of self-referential altruism and realistic physicalism respectively.

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2013. , 31 p.
Keyword [en]
philosophy, ethics, metaphysics, physics, consciousness, cognition, evolution theory, ontology, epistemology, microexperientality, macroexperientality, game theory, physicalism, monism, determinism
Keyword [sv]
filosofi, etik, metafysik, fysik, medvetande, kognition, evolutionsteori, ontologi, epistemologi, mikroexperientalitet, makroexperientalitet, spelteori, fysikalism, monism, determinism
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-96930ISRN: LIU-IKK/PF-G-13/007-SEOAI: diva2:644579
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Practical Philosophy
Available from: 2013-09-18 Created: 2013-08-29 Last updated: 2013-10-02Bibliographically approved

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