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 →
The PhD council of the OZSW is planning to hand out its first annual award for best supervisor during the 2013 OZSW conference on November 15/16. The PhD council finds it important to point out what good supervising consists of and wants to honour someone who sets a positive example. The price consists of a … Continue reading PhD Council award “best supervisor” – open for nominations →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “Day of Philosophy Registration” in … Continue reading 34th Dutch-Flemish Day of Philosophy: registration open →
Six philosophers have recently acquired a prestigeous VENI grant from NWO, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO’s overview of all 2013 projects awarded with a VENI grant). It concerns the following people / projects: Gassendi’s theorie van de ruimte (Gassendi’s theory of space) – Dr. Delphine Bellis (University of Groningen) Hoe worden overstromingsrisico’s eerlijk … Continue reading 6 prestigeous VENI grants for philosophers →
The registration for the 2013 OZSW conference has opened! Please register before September 15th to take advantage of the lower early-bird-fee. You can register at https://www.ozsw.nl/2013-conference-registration-fees/.
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/.