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/.
The program committee has accepted 160 abstracts for the 2013 OZSW conference, from both Dutch and foreign philosophers, and from a range of philosophical disciplines. The conference will take place on 15/16 November, at Erasmus University Rotterdam. For more information about the conference, see https://www.ozsw.nl/ozsw-conference-2013/.
In April 2013 the OZSW has opened its membership registration. The number of members has been steadily increasing every since and is now at about 225 members. This includes both PhD students and senior researcher in the area of philosophy, coming from all 12 research universities in the Netherlands.