New OZSW Study Group on Early Modern Philosophy

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

OZSW Co-Organizes Day on Environmental 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

Expanded Scope OZSW Study Group Ethics and Technology

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

New OZSW study group: “Philosophy around 1900” (with sub-group on phenomenology)

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)

New OZSW study group: History of Metaphysics

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

New OZSW study group: Philosophy of Statistics.

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.

New OZSW study group: Analytical Philosophy

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.

OZSW group co-organizes ‘Dag van de Milieufilosofie’

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.