A new OZSW study group has been established on Early Modern Philosophy. This study group aims to bring together scholars working in the Low Countries on Early Modern Philosophy, broadly construed in terms of period (roughly from Descartes to Kant) and specialisms (including but not limited to metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of religion). … Continue reading New OZSW Study Group on Early Modern Philosophy
The OZSW study group Environmental Philosophy, in collaboration with the ethics section of the ‘Netwerk van Milieuprofessionals’ (VVM), organizes a day on Environmental Philosophy on April 22nd. Registration is still possible until April 15th. The program is in Dutch and the event is open to both academics and non-academics interested in the topic. For more … Continue reading OZSW Co-Organizes Day on Environmental Philosophy
The OZSW study group Ethics and Technology has expanded its scope and has now become the study group Ethics and Philosophy of Technology. In this study group, ethics and philosophy of technology are considered from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The scope includes empirically-informed, phenomenological/ post-phenomenological, analytical and normative research methods. Please visit the group’s … Continue reading Expanded Scope OZSW Study Group Ethics and Technology
The goal of this study group is to bring together students and researchers interested in philosophy around 1900, to let them profit from each other’s expertise. The period is to be taken broadly, from the late 1800s to WW1, with no restriction on topics or authors. The structure of the meetings is still open for … Continue reading New OZSW study group: “Philosophy around 1900” (with sub-group on phenomenology)
A new study group on the topic ‘History of Metaphysics – the Greek, Arabic and Latin Traditions’ has been established by Wouter Goris. The first activity of the group will concern the international conference “Analysis and Synthesis. Philosophical Method and Scientific Methodology in Ancient and Medieval Thought”, 18-21 december 2013 at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. … Continue reading New OZSW study group: History of Metaphysics
The OZSW has a new study group, on the Philosophy of Statistics. The study group convenes abount once every month to discuss reading on the intersection of philosophy and statistics. Recurring topics will be model selection, probabilistic logic, statistical inference, interpretations of probability, and confirmation theory. For more information, including information on how to join, … Continue reading New OZSW study group: Philosophy of Statistics.
In the past years the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Radboud University Nijmegen have been hosting a seminar series under the name ‘Expert meetings Philosophy & Psychiatry’. The organizers of this seminar series have now established a study group Philosophy & Psychiatry as part of the OZSW. The OZSW welcomes the group and its members. … Continue reading New OZSW study group: Philosophy & Psychiatry
The former Dutch Research Seminar for Analytic Philosophy has joined the OZSW as the study group Analytical Philosophy. The OZSW welcomes the group and its members. See https://www.ozsw.nl/study-group-analytical-philosophy/ if you are interested in joining.
Op 22 april, op World Earth Day en in de Maand van de Filosofie, organiseert de werkgroep milieu-ethiek van de OZSW: *********** DE DAG VAN DE MILIEUFILOSOFIE ********** Een dag met lezingen, workshops en een paneldiscussie, waarin interactie wordt gezocht tussen milieu-filosofen, milieu-professionals, beleidsmedewerkers, studenten en het algemene publiek. Meer informatie.
A new study group, on Aesthetics / Philosophy of the Arts, will soon start. See https://www.ozsw.nl/study-group-aesthetics-philosophy-of-the-arts/ if you are interested in joining.