VURANT workshop

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the OZSW PhD Council invite PhDs students to register for the VURANT workshop taking place on Friday June 1st, 2018, in Tilburg.

Organizing university

Tilburg University


June 1st, 2018


Tilburg University, Warande Building, room WZ 201

Type of activity



SESSION 1 (chair: Tim Klaassen)

10:00 – 10:45 Daan Dronkers (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Utrecht University) “The Natural Origins of Mathematical Content: Off to a Wrong Start?”
Comments by Raoul Gervais (Antwerp University)
10:45 – 11:30 Tomas Lodewyckx (Antwerp University) “Diachronic Supervenient Emergence”
Comments by Frank van Caspel (Open University)
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 – 12:30  Roy Dings (Radboud University Nijmegen) “The Dynamic and Recursive Interplay of Embodiment and Narrative Identity”
Comments by Jasper van den Herik (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

SESSION 2 (chair: Huub Brouwer)

13:30 – 14:15 Machteld Geuskens (Tilburg University) “Understanding the Social Nature of Knowledge: Testimony As a Generative Source”
Comments by Thirza Lagewaard (VU Amsterdam)
14:15 – 15:00 Yara al Salman & Dick Timmer (Utrecht University) “Liberal Neutrality and the Moral Limits of the Market”
Comments by Huub Brouwer (Tilburg University)
15:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:00 Jojanneke Vanderveen (VU Amsterdam) “Political Legitimacy and Pursuing Values: Neutral or Perfectionist?”
Comments by Amanda Cawston (Tilburg University)

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 filling out this form.

Contact info

For further information related to the contents of this workshop, please contact Huub Brouwer ( and Tim Klaassen ( For practical inquiries, contact us the OZSW administrative office (