Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy: ‘Tall Tales’

Dear all, On 22 October 2016 an event will take place that is not to be missed: the yearly ‘Dutch-Flemish day of Philosophy’, or, in Dutch, de ‘Nederlands-Vlaamse Filosofiedag’. Its theme will be ‘Tall tales’ (of: ‘Sterke Verhalen’). Dutch and Flemish philosophers are ‘taalkunstenaars’: they have always excelled in combining philosophy with storytelling. To highlight … Continue reading Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy: ‘Tall Tales’

Three new studygroups

We are happy to announce that three new study groups have been put up at OZSW: Studygroup Ancient Philosophy; Studygroup Philosophy of Biology; and Studygroup Philosophy in Central and Eastern Europe. Studygroup Ancient Philosophy aims to discuss recent trends in research about Greco­Roman philosophy. There will be meetings twice a year. During these meetings, (i) recently published papers (and book chapters) wil be discussed that promise to … Continue reading Three new studygroups

Bootcamp Women in Philosophy

The PhD Council of the OZSW, in collaboration with SWIP.NL (Society of Women in Philosophy) and the SMO (Stichting Maatschappij en Onderneming), organizes a Bootcamp Women in Philosophy on the Friday June 24, 2016. It is well known that women are still underrepresented in the field of academic philosophy. We not only aim to reflect on the … Continue reading Bootcamp Women in Philosophy

Save the dates!

The OZSW announces two great events taking place later this year: 1. The ‘Nederlands-Vlaamse Filosofiedag’. This yearly event is planned on Saturday, 22 October 2016. It will be hosted by the ISVW , the ‘Internationale School voor Wijsbegeerte’ in Leusden, this year celebrating its 100th anniversary. The PhD Council of the OZSW is responsible for … Continue reading Save the dates!

New Study Group: Peer-review Circle Practical Philosophy

We are happy to announce that a new study group has been put up at OZSW. The Peer-review Circle Practical Philosophy will bring early-stage academics and (Re)Ma students together to discuss their work and practice academic skills. The circle provides a platform to present early-stage research that is not yet ready for presentation in research … Continue reading New Study Group: Peer-review Circle Practical Philosophy

OZSW Summer Schools ‘Spinoza in Context’ & ‘Coming to Terms with Power’

The OZSW is delighted to announce that registrations for the Summer Schools ‘Spinoza in Context | The Dutch Republic and Radical Enlightenment’ & ‘Coming to Terms with Power’ are now open. Summer School ‘Spinoza in Context | The Dutch Republic and Radical Enlightenment’ In the first part of this Summer School a great diversity of … Continue reading OZSW Summer Schools ‘Spinoza in Context’ & ‘Coming to Terms with Power’

Courses ‘Philosophy of Law’ and ‘Close readings of the Greatest Hits of Recent Ethical Theory’

The OZSW is happy to announce that registrations for the courses ‘Philosophy of Law’ and ‘Close readings of the Greatest Hits of Recent Ethical Theory’ are now open. Philosophy of Law The goal of the course is to engage students in a systematic reflection on some major philosophical questions about law. What is the nature … Continue reading Courses ‘Philosophy of Law’ and ‘Close readings of the Greatest Hits of Recent Ethical Theory’