Section ‘Ethics & Practical Philosophy’

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The section Ethics & Practical Philosophy includes but is not limited to researchers working in:

  • Applied Ethics (including Bioethics)
  • Normative Ethics
  • Meta-ethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Cultural Philosophy
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Political, Social and Legal Philosophy

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Section committee

The OZSW committee ‘Ethics & Practical Philosophy’ consists of the following people:


Prof. dr. mr. ir. Neelke Doorn

Delft University of Technology

Dr. Sven Nyholm

Eindhoven University of Technology

Dr. Marin Terpstra

Radboud University Nijmegen

Dr. Thomas Nys

University of Amsterdam

Prof. dr. Maureen Sie

University of Tilburg

Dr. Michael Nagenborg

University of Twente

Prof. dr. Pauline Kleingeld

University of Groningen


Dr. Bruno Verbeek

Leiden University


Dr. (Katharina) K.M.E. Bauer

Representative ESPhil

Prof. dr. Gerben Meynen

VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Rutger Claassen

University of Utrecht

Advisory members

In addition, the committee has a number of advisory members:

Ghislaine van Thiel

UMC Utrecht

Dr. Sjoerd van Tuinen

Erasmus University
Cultural Philosophy & Philosophical Anthropology

Dr. mr. Hans Lindahl

Tilburg University 
Philosophy of Law

Prof. dr. Theo Boer

Protestantse Theologische Universiteit
Theological Ethics

Prof. dr. Marcel Verweij

Wageningen University 
Ethics in relation to food and animal sciences, and public health

Marthe Smedinga, MA

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Representative PhD council