Björn Thorsteinsson

Björn Thorsteinsson
University of Iceland | HI · Faculty of History and Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

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July 2016 - present
University of Iceland
Position
  • Professor (Full)
July 2014 - June 2016
University of Iceland
Position
  • Lecturer
January 2007 - June 2014
University of Iceland
Position
  • Researcher

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Publications (12)
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Considerations of Jacques Derrida’s oeuvre, and of deconstruction as theory and practice, are bound to revolve around Derrida’s key notion of différance, developed at the outset of his career. However, Derrida’s conception of justice, which started to make its presence felt in his work in the late 1980s, should also be considered to play a major ro...
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What, ultimately, is the nature of reality according to Derrida? What, in his scheme of things, is being, what is time? What is consciousness and how should we conceive of the relation between self and other? What sort of metaphysics, or, more specifically, what sort of ontology if any can Derrida justifiably be said to adhere to? The aim of this c...
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We used a phenomenological approach to gain insight into the experiences of self, other, and world in patients with hemispatial neglect within the first month following stroke. Comprehensive descriptions of circumstances were conjoined with open-ended interviews of 12 participants. The neglect experience was captured in the overarching theme, "gett...
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Þessi grein er unnin upp úr þremur erindum sem haldin voru í málstofu á Hugvísindaþingi við Háskóla Íslands vorið 2013. Málstofan var auglýst undir heitinu Iceland – Niceland – Disneyland: Frá verufræði til verkefna í ferðaþjónustu og snérist hún um hvort – og þá hvernig – ferðaþjónusta er óðum að breyta íslensku samfélagi í gegnum markaðssetningu...
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In this article, we review the latest trends of data collection methods in phenomenological nursing studies. Subsequently, by using a philosophical analysis, mainly inspired by Merleau-Ponty's embodied phenomenology and a case construction of an individual with hemi-spatial neglect-a common disorder following stroke-we explore the concepts "body sc...
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To explore and describe the experience of eating and eating-related difficulties in stroke survivors living at home. The ability to consume food and to take pleasure in eating is an essential part of life. For people with stroke, eating difficulties are frequent. A phenomenological perspective of stroke survivors' experience of eating difficulties...
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Smuler om, fra og af Derridas Glas
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Thesis (M.A.)--University of Ottawa, 1997. Includes bibliographies.

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