Hobbes Workshop

20 November 2019 Hobbes Workshop University of Amsterdam Roeterseilandcampus B1.02 Amsterdam, NL 13:00-14:15  Johan Olsthoorn (Amsterdam): ‘Hobbes on the Rights of War’ 14:20-15:35  Alexandra Chadwick (Groningen): ‘Hobbes on the Nature of Man and the Nature of Politics’ 15:40-16:55  Alan Nelson (U North Carolina, Chapel Hill): ‘Leviathan as Science and Why That Matters’ Contact: Eric Schliesser.

Transcendental Idealism and Complexity in Husserlian Phenomenology

The talk is next week on Thursday, November 28, 15.15-17.00 The Leiden Theoretical Philosophy Colloquium Series Institute of Philosophy, P.J. Vethbuilding, Leiden University, room 007 See also https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2019/11/ltf-lecture-with-julia-jansen-transcendental-idealism-and-complexity-in-husserlian-phenomenology For questions, please contact: m.v.d.schaar@phil.leidenuniv.nl

Herstart Bij Nader Inzien!

Vanaf medio november is Bij Nader Inzien terug met een kritische en filosofische blik op actuele maatschappelijke vraagstukken. Dat vieren we met een feestelijke heropening op donderdag 21 november 20:00 – 21:30 uur in SPUI25 in Amsterdam.

Keetje Hodshon prijs en Jan Brouwer Scriptieprijs

De Keetje Hodshon Prijs is ingesteld door de J.C. Ruigrok Stichting te Haarlem als aanmoedigingsprijs voor onderzoekers die in het jaar van toekenning niet langer dan vijf jaar zijn gepromoveerd, ter bekroning van oorspronkelijk onderzoek op het gebied van de geesteswetenschappen.  In 2020 is de prijs bestemd voor onderzoek op het gebied van de Wijsbegeerte … Continue reading Keetje Hodshon prijs en Jan Brouwer Scriptieprijs

BRAINWASH FESTIVAL 2019 – Jonge filosofen pitchen onderzoek naar grote vragen van deze tijd

BRAINWASH FESTIVAL 2019 Jonge filosofen pitchen onderzoek naar grote vragen van deze tijd Waar slaat de modieuze kreet ZELFMANAGEMENT op, als PSYCHIATERS en andere hulpverleners het over hun patiënten hebben? Waarom moeten we TECHNOLOGIEREUZEN weerstaan die met onze data aan de haal gaan? Hoe kun je overtuigend laten zien dat TOPINKOMENS van CEO’s vaak niet … Continue reading BRAINWASH FESTIVAL 2019 – Jonge filosofen pitchen onderzoek naar grote vragen van deze tijd

Hermeneutics as a Form of Epistemology (Summer Seminar)

Summer Seminar Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam August 26-28 2019 That’s next week!Register now for one of the last spots. In many disciplines text interpretation is a going concern. But strangely enough, epistemologists hardly pay attention to the phenomenon of interpretation, and those who engage in interpretative practices often do so without awareness of epistemological problems. The … Continue reading Hermeneutics as a Form of Epistemology (Summer Seminar)

Book manuscript workshop with Joshua Preiss, ‘In Search of Good Work’

The Amsterdam Centre for Political Thought and the Challenges research group (UvA, dept. of political science) are pleased to announce an author-meets-critics workshop with Joshua Preiss on his book manuscript ‘In Search of Good Work’. Tuesday 17 September 2019 University of Amsterdam Roeterseilandcomplex (REC) B2.06 9:10-9:20: Introduction by Joshua Preiss 9:20-9:35: Critic 1: Lisa Herzog … Continue reading Book manuscript workshop with Joshua Preiss, ‘In Search of Good Work’

Ethics Social and Political Philosophy Colloquium, University of Groningen

Wednesday 11th September 3.15pm – 5pm in room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen. Rae Langton famously argues that pornographic speech illocutionarily subordinates and silences women. Making good this view hinges on identifying the context relevant for fixing such force. To do so, a parallel is typically drawn between pornographic recordings and multipurpose signs … Continue reading Ethics Social and Political Philosophy Colloquium, University of Groningen

Symposion and Valedictory Lecture of Göran Sundholm

In honour of Göran Sundholm’s valedictory lecture, a symposion about various topics in theoretical philosophy will be held in the P.J. Veth Building at Leiden University. The Institute of Philosophy, Leiden University P.J. Veth building, Nonnensteeg 2-4 (entrance on the Hortus side), Leiden, room 007 9.45 coffee & opening 10.00 – 11.00 Per Martin-Löf, ‘Epistemic … Continue reading Symposion and Valedictory Lecture of Göran Sundholm

OZSW promovendi in Trouw

The OZSW congratulates Anna Blijdenstein, Hafez Ismaili M’hamdi en Bert van den Berg with their media appearance in Dutch newspaper Trouw, 23 October 2018. Check out theyoungphilosophers.org, which is hosted by the OZSW, to find an extensive interview about their recent PhD research and also interviews with three other OZSW young philosphers who have recently been awared their PhDs: … Continue reading OZSW promovendi in Trouw