The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) invite PhD and 2nd year Research Master students in philosophy to register for the summer school “Dilemma’s and Dirty Hands”. During this summer school participants will reflect on and discuss a number of dilemmatic problems, learn to analyze their structures and get … Continue reading Summer School “Dilemmas and Dirty Hands”: Register Now
A call-for-papers for the 2014 OZSW conference, to take place on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 November 2014, is now available. The OZSW invites academic philosophers to submit an abstract on any topic or within any discipline in philosophy. Deadline for submission is Wednesday 30 April 2014. One of the key note speakers will be prof. … Continue reading Call-for-papers 2014 OZSW Conference Now Available
The OZSW invites PhD and Research Master students in philosophy to register for the course ‘Design for Values’, which will take place from 7-11 April 2014. This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to design for values. Topics that will be covered include the value-ladenness of technology, the approach of value sensitive design … Continue reading Course ‘Design for Values’ Open for Registration
The dates for the next annual OZSW conference are Friday 7 and Saturday 8 November 2014. Please save these dates in your calender! Note that the conference will last the full 2 days, as opposed to last year’s conference (which took just 1.5 day). This year’s conference will take place at the Radboud University Nijmegen, … Continue reading Next OZSW Conference: Fri. 7 & Sat. 8 November 2014
The OZSW invites PhD and Research Master students in philosophy to register for the course ‘Morality & the Law’, to take place from 24-28 March 2014. The course includes five 4-hour lectures in a Socratic style. Students will be expected to read at least some criticisms and comments on Rawls’ Theory of Justice, and seminal works … Continue reading Course ‘Morality & the Law’ Open for Registration
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (3TU.Ethics) invite PhD students and Research Master students to register for the course “Environmental Ethics”, to take place from Monday 20 – Friday 24 January 2014. The course is free for PhD students and Research Master students who are an OZSW member. … Continue reading Registration open for course ‘Environmental Ethics’
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the Ethics Institute of Utrecht University invite you to a five-day winter school on Ethical Theory and Applied Ethics from 10-14 March 2014. This intensive course will be held at the Woodbrooke Hotel in Barchem, the Netherlands. This course is aimed at PhD students but also open … Continue reading EPF Winter School 2014 “Ethical Theory & Applied Ethics” – Registration opened
About the topic Freedom is one of the most cherished values of our times, if not the most. There are, however, a number of different concepts of freedom. Isaiah Berlin famously distinguished between negative freedom and positive freedom – roughly speaking freedom as non-interference and autonomy. Philip Pettit and Quentin Skinner defend republican freedom as … Continue reading Graduate course “Perspectives on Social Freedom: Core issues in Political Philosophy” now open for registrations
Preceding the 2013 OZSW conference, on the morning of Friday November 15th, philosopher Sally Haslanger will give a public lecture, followed by a debate, on “The Women’s Question in Academic Philosophy.” The lecture will be followed by a panel debate. For more information on this lecture/debate, please visit https://www.ozsw.nl/pre-conference-events/. On Saturday November 16th Haslanger will … Continue reading Lecture/debate Sally Haslanger preceding 2013 OZSW conf.
Preceding the 2013 OZSW conference, on Thursday November 14th and the morning of Friday November 15th, there will be a workshop ‘Everyday Reasons’. For more information on this workshop, please visit https://www.ozsw.nl/pre-conference-events/.