RANT Workshop

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The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the OZSW PhD Council invite PhDs students to register for the RANT workshop taking place on Friday June 7th 2019, in Utrecht.

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Universiteit Utrecht


June 7th, 2019


Utrecht University, Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06 (Stijlkamer)

Type of activity


Type of activity



Session 1

10:00 – 10:45 Stefano Merlo, Free University Amsterdam
‘Fiscal Policy Externalities in the EMU: A Normative Assessment’
Commentator: Rutger Claassen, Utrecht University

10:45 – 11:30 Natascha Rietdijk, Tilburg University
‘Collective Gaslighting: Post-truth Politics and its Effects on Epistemic Autonomy’
Commentator: Fleur Jongepier, Radboud University Nijmegen

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee/tea

11:45 – 12:30 Marc-Antoine Sabaté, Université Libre de Bruxelles
‘Reconsidering the Rawlsian Case for Universal Basic Income’
Commentator: Gijs van Donselaar, University of Amsterdam

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

Session 2

13:30 – 14:15 Lukas Wolf, University of Groningen
‘Of Clocks and Kings: Competing Analogies of Divine Perfection in the Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence’
Commentator: Piet Steenbakkers, Utrecht University

14:15 – 15:00 Eveline Groot, Erasmus University Rotterdam
How to judge the passions?
Commentator: Annelien de Dijn, Utrecht University

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee/tea

15:15 – 16:00 T.B.D.

How to apply / register

All are welcome. Attendance is free of charge. Coffee, tea, cookies, fruit, and lunch are included (made possible through the support of the OZSW). The papers will be circulated amongst those registered two weeks before the workshop. Please register by emailing Yara Al Salman (y.alsalman@uu.nl).

Contact info

For further information, please contact Yara Al Salman (y.alsalman@uu.nl) or Dick Timmer (k.d.timmer@uu.nl).