OZSW 2013 ReMa winter school now open for registration

The OZSW is organizing a winter school for Research Master students in philosophy. It will take place from 5-7 December 2013 in a conference hotel in Lunteren.The full program can now be found at https://www.ozsw.nl/ozsw-research-master-school-2013/. It includes two key note lectures on personal identity. There will also be a number of workshops to foster the skills … Continue reading OZSW 2013 ReMa winter school now open for registration

Workshop “Idealism, Realism, Empiricism – Philosophical debates around 1800” – now open for registration

On November 29-30 a workshop “Idealism, Realism, Empiricism – Philosophical debates around 1800” will take place. The workshop (organized by Paul Ziche in the context of the NWO-project “Thinking classified. Structuring the world of ideas around 1800”) invites senior researches, but in particular also PhD-students and students in Research Master programmes in philosophy, history of … Continue reading Workshop “Idealism, Realism, Empiricism – Philosophical debates around 1800” – now open for registration

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.

EPF Winter School 2014 “Ethical Theory & Applied Ethics” – Registration opened

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

Key notes OZSW conference / ‘early bird’ registration fee

The titles of the lectures of the three key note speakers at the OZSW conference are now known: prof. John Cottingham, Philosophy Department, University of Reading (“Reason and religion“) prof. Sally Haslanger, Department of Linguistincs & Philosophy, MIT (“Philosophical analysis and social meaning“) prof. Jenny Slatman, Department Health, Ethics & Society, Maastricht University (“Philosophy in … Continue reading Key notes OZSW conference / ‘early bird’ registration fee

Graduate course “Perspectives on Social Freedom: Core issues in Political Philosophy” now open for registrations

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

2013 OZSW Conference: program now available

The OZSW is pleased to announce that the full program for her 2013 Conference, including abstracts of all papers, is now available at https://www.conftool.com/ozsw_conference_2013/sessions.php. The conference will take place on Fri. 15 and Sat. 16 Nov. at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Registration for the conference with the early-bird-fee is still possible until September 15. For … Continue reading 2013 OZSW Conference: program now available

34th Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy: registration open

In collaboration with the OZSW, Eindhoven University of Technology is organizing the 34th Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy, taking place on 31 August 2013. Key note speakers are Ingrid Robeyns and Eric Schliesser. For more information see https://www.ozsw.nl/34th-dutch-flemish-philosophy-day/. Please register if you plan to attend by sending an e-mail to s.a.voerman@tue.nl with “Day of Philosophy Registration” in … Continue reading 34th Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy: registration open