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22nd Amsterdam Colloquium

Science Park Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands

The 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium will be held on 18-20 December, 2019 to bring together linguists, philosophers, logicians, cognitive scientists and computer scientists who share an interest in the formal study of the semantics and pragmatics of natural and formal languages. The Amsterdam Colloquium will feature two workshops: Workshop 1: Semantic Universals Terry Regier (Berkeley) Susan … Continue reading 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium

Workshop “The embeddedness of psychopathology”

VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands

On February 5th 2020 we'll organize a small symposium/workshop on the embeddedness of psychopathology. Core theme will be the various recent approaches that try to make sense of mental disorders and psychopathological experience by highlighting the various ways in which these are embedded (e.g. fields of affordances; niche construction; mental institutions). During this meeting there … Continue reading Workshop “The embeddedness of psychopathology”

Philosophy&Psychiatry: Virtual meeting November 25th 2020

Due to the corona situation, our (bi-)monthly  sessions on Philosophy & Psychiatry take place online. On Wednesday the 25th of November, from 19:00 to 20:00, we'll have a presentation from Sander Voerman of the Redesigning Psychiatry project. Below is an abstract to his talk. If you wish to join, please contact Roy Dings (roy.dings@rub.de). He'll send … Continue reading Philosophy&Psychiatry: Virtual meeting November 25th 2020

e-lecture Lisa Bortolotti on Belief in Conspiracy Theories and Delusions

On November 3rd, the ERC-project Extreme Beliefs – The Epistemology and Ethics of Fundamentalism, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, organizes an online lecture by professor Lisa Bortolotti on the question “What are beliefs in conspiracy theories and how do they differ from delusions?” (abstract below). Lisa Bortolotti is professor in philosophy of the cognitive sciences at the University of Birmingham. She works on the philosophy … Continue reading e-lecture Lisa Bortolotti on Belief in Conspiracy Theories and Delusions

Soteriology: the making and unmaking of selfhood

Faculty of Philosophy RUG, Groningen, The Netherlands Groningen, The Netherlands, Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

This interfaculty workshop addresses the themes of selfhood, subject-formation, and subject-overcoming from the angle of soteriology: which strategies do human beings develop to address the structural problems inherent in the human predicament? Our approach to this question is cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary. We look at selfhood practices in ancient Greek, Jewish and Asian thought, as well … Continue reading Soteriology: the making and unmaking of selfhood

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Philosophy&Psychiatry Study Group: Sander Werkhoven

During this online meeting we'll discuss Sander Werkhoven's (Utrecht University) recent paper: "Natural kinds of mental disorder” (Synthese, 2021). Abstract is attached below. The meeting starts at 19:00 sharp. Please contact Roy Dings to receive a Zoom link to join. ========================================= Natural kinds of mental disorder (Werkhoven 2021) Are mental disorders natural kinds or socially constructed … Continue reading Philosophy&Psychiatry Study Group: Sander Werkhoven

Philosophy&Psychiatry Study group: Jan-Willem Romeijn

During this online session (starting at 19:00 sharp), prof. Jan-Willem Romeijn (RUG) will give a talk (see abstract below).   =================================== Data-driven psychiatry: Geertz meets Kraepelin Jan-Willem Romeijn (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen) Joint work with Hanna van Loo (University Centre for Psychiatry, University of Groningen) Owing to new research methods and the availability of … Continue reading Philosophy&Psychiatry Study group: Jan-Willem Romeijn

Conference: The Reevaluation of Subjectivity in Contemporary Continental Philosophy

Huize Heyendael Geert Grooteplein 9, Nijmegen, Netherlands

In collaboration with the Center for Contemporary European Philosophy, we invite interested parties to register for the conference ‘The Reevaluation of Subjectivity in Contemporary Continental Philosophy’ to take place February 9-10, 2023, at Radboud University.  Dates and Location February 9-10, 2023 Huize Heyendael (Geert Grooteplein 9) Nijmegen, 6525 EZ Netherlands About the topic Near the … Continue reading Conference: The Reevaluation of Subjectivity in Contemporary Continental Philosophy

2nd International Conference on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theory

VU Amsterdam ,

2nd International Conference on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theory VU Amsterdam - June 2 and 3, 2023 https://conspiracytheoryconference.weebly.com/ In the last decade there has been an explosion of literature on conspiracy theories in disciplines like social psychology, sociology, and philosophy. The study of conspiracy theories has raised many political, epistemological, moral, and conceptual questions, all … Continue reading 2nd International Conference on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theory

Digital Technologies and Identity

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Tilburg University Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Digital Technologies and Identity (4th TSHD Digital Humanities Symposium) Artificial intelligence, algorithms, and other digital technologies impact and transform our identities in various ways. Algorithms perform a wide range of tasks for us, changing the nature of work and our identities as workers. They decide who gets a mortgage, who earns parole, and who is … Continue reading Digital Technologies and Identity

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