Aineistot 11-20 / 21
Climate Change and Ethics of Geoengineering -- Implications Of Climate Emergency Ethics
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-11-06)
Global climate change and intentional climate modification, i.e. geoengineering include various ethical problems which are entangled as a complex ensemble of questions regarding the future of the biosphere. The possibilities ...
Addiction in Action
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-12-03)
As human action, drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes, for instance, are phenomena that are familiar to most people. We recognise when people use drugs or gamble whether that happens in the television or around ...
Concepts and Reference. Defending a Dual Theory of Natural Kind Concepts
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-11-22)
In this thesis I argue that the psychological study of concepts and categorisation, and the philosophical study of reference are deeply intertwined. I propose that semantic intuitions are a variety of categorisation ...
The Rejection of Prioritarianism
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-01-16)
Since the late 1990’s, a group of moral doctrines called prioritarianism has received a lot of interest from many moral philosophers. Many contemporary moral philosophers are attracted to prioritarianism to such an extent ...
IN DUBIO PRO NATURA? A Philosophical Analysis of the Precautionary Principle in Environmental and Health Risk Governance
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-06-10)
In this book, I apply a philosophical approach to study the precautionary principle in environmental (and health) risk decision-making. The principle says that unacceptable environmental and health risks should be anticipated, ...
Cementing science : understanding science through its development
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-06-10)
In this book, I defend the present-centered approach in historiography of science (i.e. study of the history of science), build an account for causal explanations in historiography of science, and show the fruitfulness of ...
Will and Mechanisms
(Turun yliopisto, 2013-04-26)
The Immediate Object of Perception : A Sense-datum
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-05-19)
The question of what we immediately perceive from the first-person point of view has been an issue of philosophizing since the beginning of Western philosophy. However, many philosophers have not considered all theoretical ...
Platonin ideat – todellisuus informaationa
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-02-29)
Tämän väitöstutkimuksen aiheena on Platonin idea-ajatus ja sen edellytykset vastata todellisuutta. Toisin sanoen tutkimukseni valottaa aineellisen todellisuuden ulkopuolella olevan normatiivisen ja abstraktin todellisuuden ...
On the ethical desirability of considerable life extension
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-11-15)
This thesis is a tool for evaluating the ethical desirability of considerable life extension. The discussion on the topic brings together metaphysical questions related to life and death as well as practical bioethical ...