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ISPHUM-ISP - Humaniora

Tiltak for nettverksutvikling innen faget idéhistorie

Evalueringsrapporten for filosofi og idéhistorie pekte blant annet på behovet for å utvikle nettverk og felles prosjekter innen idéhistoriefaget i Norge. Med denne søknaden ønsker idéhistorie å følge opp denne utfordringen. Prosjektet har sin base på idéh istorie i Oslo (primærsøker) og Bergen, m...

Awarded: NOK 0.55 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2015

Location: Oslo

ISPHUM-ISP - Humaniora

Justice in Conflict

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Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2017

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

The Wittgensteinian notion of album as a paradigm of comprehension : a manuscript's study.

The Wittgenstein Archives are hosted by the University of Bergen. These archives are unique and have made an outstanding contribution to the Wittgensteinian Studies, They are part of the development of electronic and web-based editions of the Wittgenstein Nachlass, providing many scholars in tha...

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2012

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Naturalising Content

I am applying for a grant to visit the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN) at the University of Oslo from the beginning of September 2011 to the end of July 2012. I am currently a PhD student in philosophy based at the Arché research centre at t he University of St Andrews. While at CSM...

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2012

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Truth and Intentionality: A critical examination of the logical and semantical basis of John McDowell's Descriptive Metaphysics.

John McDowell's Kantian-inspired, non-reductive account of the place of mind in nature has generated an intense debate and come under sever scrutiny from virtually all corners of the philosophical community. The various areas of his multifarious thinking have, however, generally been treated apa...

Awarded: NOK 0.33 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2011

Location: Oslo

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Copy-editing 'Religion, War, and Ethics - A Sourcebook'

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Awarded: NOK 90,000

Project Period: 2011-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

EUROCORES - Communication in Context / Words in Worlds

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Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2015

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Wittgenstein's Doctrine of Formal Concepts and Its Reinterpretation in Logical Empiricism

Wittgenstein's "Tractatus", one of the most influential books in twentieth-century philosophy, contains a paradox that outlines the problem of the logico-syntactic well-formedness of any categorial distinctions. It was not until most recently that the vie w that successfully handling this paradox...

Awarded: NOK 69,999

Project Period: 2011-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Agora, årgangene 2011-2013

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Awarded: NOK 0.58 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Etikk i praksis. Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics

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Awarded: NOK 54,000

Project Period: 2011-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Causation in Science - An interdisciplinary study of causal processes

For å lete etter kausale sammenhenger, trenger vi vitenskapelige metoder. Men hvilke metoder er best egnet? For å finne årsaker, må vi ha en for-forståelse av hva kausalitet er. Mens forskere forholde seg til de konkrete detaljene, er det filosofer som i det abstrakte forsøker å finne ut hva det ...

Awarded: NOK 10.1 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2015

Location: Viken

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Frege and the Distinction between Science, Literature and Philosophy

So far, the project has had results within four areas: 1) A paper that focuses on questions concerning the status of Frege's philosophical writings (paper nr 1 in this report) has been submitted to an internationally renowned journal. Paper nr 2 in this report, a paper on Frege, Wittgenstein and ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Vestland

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

MSH: The Many Faces of Psychiatry

I will examine how Michel Foucault (1926-1984) analyzed Western psychiatry throughout his career, from the time psychiatry appears as a separate and autonomous discipline in the late 18th and early 19th century, to the 20th and 21st centuries. I will tent atively divide Foucault?s analyses into t...

Awarded: NOK 12,000

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

The centrality of aesthetics for Wittgenstein's philosophical thought

Ludwig Wittgenstein's (1889-1951) conception of philosophy, and its implications, are still the subject of a vivid debate. The aim of my project is to examine different key aspects of this conception in the light of his claim that that aesthetics in some internal sense belongs together with ethi...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

The naturalistic accounts of moral normativity and their implications for applied ethics

The general aim of the project that would be conducted at the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature of the University of Oslo is to evaluate some recent naturalistic accounts of normativity of morality and their implications for applied ethics, especiall y global justice. The first group of ques...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Eksistens og frihet i Jean-Paul Sartres Væren og Intet

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Awarded: NOK 49,999

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Agder

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Flexible deontology

Deontology is one of the major types of moral theory (besides utilitarianism and virtue ethics). A standard charge (typically pressed by its competitors) is that deontological theories are rigorous, e.g., that it is morally impermissible to lie even to sa ve an innocent person from a murderer. Th...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Oslo

ELSA-Etiske,rettslige og samf.m. as

Neurotechnology and the law

In this exploratory project, we will investigate what the impact of neuroscience - and in particular of neurotechnologies such as fMRI-scanners - will and should be on the practice of the law, in particular criminal law and criminal procedure, as well as on our theoretical understanding of the l...

Awarded: NOK 1.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Oslo

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

MSH: The Freedom of the Other. Ethical Consequences of Irigaray's Conception of Sexual Difference

The project "The Freedom of the Other. Ethical Consequences of Irigaray's Conception of Sexual Difference" investigates possible alternative conceptions of freedom from within an ontological-ethical perspective as articulated by Luce Irigaray. The projec t argues the ontological relevance of sex...

Awarded: NOK 10,000

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Vestland

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Etikk i praksis. Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics

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Awarded: NOK 39,999

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Responding to Global Poverty: On what the affluent ought to do and what the poor are permitted to do

Two principles are commonly invoked in support of the view that we - the affluent in the developed world - have a responsibility to address global poverty. The first is based on the idea that because the poor are in severe need and we are in a position to alleviate such need at some cost, we hav...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Cognitive Phenomenology and Its Consequences for the Content Internalism/Externalism Debate in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

The default view in philosophy of mind and cognitive science is a separatist one, seeing consciousness and mental content as two separate facets of the mental. Whereas the connection between the two has largely been explored by attempting to reduce consci ousness to its intentional character (wha...

Awarded: NOK 33,999

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

MSH: Forskningsopphold for fransk forsker ved IKOS, Universitetet i Oslo

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Awarded: NOK 12,000

Project Period: 2009-2009

Location: Ukjent Fylke

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

MSH: Forskningsopphold for fransk forsker ved Wittgensteinarkivet, UiB

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Awarded: NOK 6,000

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Rationality, Normativity, and Cognitive Development

Rationality is a fundamental concept for the social sciences, psychology, and philosophy. It is fundamental in two senses: theoretical and a practical. It is theoretically fundamental as the concept of rationality is employed in the reduction and explanat ion of many philosophically significant c...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

ELSA-Etiske,rettslige og samf.m. as

NANOETHOS - Novel challenges for ELSA studies

A keyword in the proposed project is the ethos of science. We take the starting point that ethos of science is a necessary prerequisite for social robust development and application of nanotechnology. As reflected in many recent discussions on the issue o f how the ELSA of nanotechnology should b...

Awarded: NOK 0.38 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

The Problem of Method in Wittgenstein's 'Philosophical Investigations'

My research project focuses on a problem of Wittgenstein interpretation that was coined (among other things) the 'Theory vs. Therapy debate' and was provoked largely by a fresh reading of the Tractatus proposed first by Cora Diamond in the 1980s and then further developed by a group of interpret...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Science, Religion and Political Liberalism - A Critique of Political Liberal "Public Reason"

The project will result in a monograph of around 250 pages. The preliminary title of the dissertation is "On"Public Reason""- A Critique of Rawls' Idea of Public Reason. The dissertation will have an introductory chapter and three subsequent parts, each c omposed of two chapters. The introductor...

Awarded: NOK 96,000

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

European Existentialism and Postmodernism

The project emphasizes on a presentation of European Existentialism and its "clash" with Postmodern relativism. After the general description of the fundamental Existentialist concepts I will focus more on the relationship between Existentialism and Postm odernism. My target philosophers are Sart...

Awarded: NOK 58,000

Project Period: 2009-2009

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

Cognition and Communication: New Foundations for Contextualism

Externalism and contextualism are among the most hotly debated topics in recent analytic philosophy, yet there has never been a systematic study bringing the two together. My project starts from precisely such a juxtaposition, with the aim of providing a new theoretical foundation for contextuali...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Oslo