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’

Supervisor of the Year Award

During the next OZSW Conference on 11 and 12 December in Amsterdam, the OZSW PhD Council will hand out the famous Best Supervisor Award for the second time. If you feel your supervisor deserves to win it, let us know! We think it is important that all students receive high quality supervision. To emphasize this … Continue reading Supervisor of the Year Award

Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students and Postdocs

On October 1, the Leiden Institute for Philosophy in collaboration with the PhD Council of the OZSW organizes a gathering dedicated to the topic of employment opportunities for philosophy PhDs and Postdocs in the Netherlands. A  PhD in philosophy is not an automatic guarantee for a job in academia. Many philosophy PhDs and even Postdocs … Continue reading Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students and Postdocs

Course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation”

OZSW Course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical reflection on the nature, scope and applicability of responsibility and innovation in … Continue reading Course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation”

Symposium “Diversifying Philosophy. Recent Trends in Feminist Thought”

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW), the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh) invites all who are interested to attend the symposium “Diversifying Philosophy. Recent Trends in Feminist Thought” on September 11 & 12. In the last decades, feminist philosophies have made a fruitful contribution to the international … Continue reading Symposium “Diversifying Philosophy. Recent Trends in Feminist Thought”

Upcoming OZSW Courses This Autumn

The OZSW invites all PHD and second year ReMa students to take the following courses this Autumn: Close Readings of the Greatest Hits of Recent Ethical Theory In this course, students will conduct close readings of several of the most influential articles in ethical theory and metaethics that were published in the last 20 years. … Continue reading Upcoming OZSW Courses This Autumn

Reminder – call for applications OZSW Summer School Emotions and Moral Agency

PhD summer school: Emotions and Moral Agency The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) invite PhD and 2nd year ReMa students in Philosophy to apply for the interdisciplinary summer school “Emotions and Moral Agency”.   Dates: August 25-28, 2015 Location: Rotterdam   Description: The theme of this year’s OZSW PhD summer … Continue reading Reminder – call for applications OZSW Summer School Emotions and Moral Agency