The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) invites PhD and Research Master Students in Philosophy to register for the course ‘Messenger or Thief? The Ends of Interpretation’, to take place from November 30th – December 1st 2018.
OZSW Spring Course to be held on the 1st and 2nd of June. More information on the course and on how to register will follow soon.
The course Uncommon Notions will discuss how the historian of philosophy deals with sources that are not immediately intelligible or whose status is not immediately intelligible on account of their fragmentary, disputed or obscure character. What is an appropriate use of such sources, and how do we determine their status in order to justify their … Continue reading OZSW Autumn Course ‘Uncommon Notions: Fragments, Obscurities, Authority’ open for registration
Dear OZSW members, What is lost when we sever philosophy and its history into opposing camps? Or does it actually help our understanding to classify authors as analytical versus continental, rationalist rather than empiricist, realists and nominalists, Aristotelians and Platonists? What conception of philosophy lies behind such oppositions? The program of the two-day course “Mind … Continue reading Programme of “Mind the Gap: (In)famous Oppositions in the History of Philosophy”
Lodi Nauta is the first philosopher to receive the Spinoza Prize. ‘I consider this to be not merely the recognition of my own work, but also of the importance of philosophy and its history.’ Further information and a short movie about Lodi Nauta’s award can be found here. The NWO Spinoza Prize is the highest … Continue reading OZSW member Lodi Nauta receives Spinoza Prize
Dear all, we are happy to invite all members of the History of Philosophy Section to register for the History of Philosophy “Prom” that will take place on October 14, 2016, at Utrecht University. The Prom aims at bringing together all members in the field of History of Philosophy in the Netherlands to get to … Continue reading History of Philosophy “Prom”
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’
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’
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) invite PhD students in philosophy to register for the course “Historiography: Philosophy and Its History” to take place from March to May 2016. During the course, students will be introduced to (1) the history of the history of philosophy and (2) a variety … Continue reading Historiography Course: Philosophy and Its History