OZSW study groups

The purpose of an OZSW study group is to develop collective research-related activities in a certain philosophical area or on a certain philosophical topic. These activities can consist of seminars, discussion sessions, reading groups and the like. The study groups are open to OZSW and non-OZSW members, but the majority of the members of a study group should be OZSW members. All members should be active in scientific research or academic graduate education (not necessarily philosophical research or education). At the moment the following study groups are active within the OZSW:



Study Group Coordinator(s)
African Intercultural Philosophy Angela Roothaan & Louise Müller
Business Ethics Wim Dubbink
Christian Philosophy Govert Buijs
COMET – Metaphysics in Contemporary Continental Philosophy Arjen Kleinherenbrink
Comparative & Global Philosophy Stephen Harris, Andrea Sangiacomo
Early Modern Philosophy Andrea Sangiacomo & Doina-Cristina Rusu
Engineering Ethics (Education and Research) Diana Martin & Andrea Gammon
Environmental bioethics: health and climate change Cristina Richie
Environmental Philosophy Marc Davidson
Ethics of Biomedical Technology Caspar Safarlou & Lieke Baas & Jojanneke Drogt & Karin Jongsma
Feminist Philosophy Catherine Koekoek & Marieke Borren
Classical German Idealism and its Relevance / Klassieke Duitse filosofie en haar Actualiteit Christian Krijnen
Metaethics Daan Evers & Herman Veluwenkamp
MetaMetaphysical Club, The F.A. Muller & Tim de Mey
Moral Psychology Katrien Schaubroeck & Alfred Archer
Peer Review Circle in Practical Philosophy Emi Visser
Phenomenology Corijn van Mazijk & Catherine Robb
Philosophy and Psychiatry Derek Strijbos, Gerrit Glas & Roy Dings
Philosophy of Economics Annalisa Costella & Måns Abrahamson
Philosophy of Physics F.A. Muller
Philosophy of Responsibility Philip Robichaud & Jan Willem Wieland
Philosophy of Science Guido Bacciagaluppi & Jan-Willem Romeijn
Philosophy of Sport Alfred Archer & Aldo Houterman
Political Philosophy Josette Daemen & Ugur Aytac
Social Choice and Group Dynamics Erica Yu  & Frederik Van De Putte
Structuralism F.A. Muller
Theological Ethics Angela Roothaan & Steven van den Heuvel

New study groups

The OZSW is open to new study groups on other topics and cordially invites all its members to establish study groups on research topics of collective interest. Please find some useful information below. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you have further questions.

Past study groups (currently inactive)

Study Group Coordinator(s)
Aesthetics / Philosophy of the Arts Rob van Gerwen
Analytical Philosophy Herman Philipse & Daan Dronkers
Ancient Philosophy Frederik Bakker & Albert Joosse
Continental Philosophy Gert-Jan Van der Heiden
Enactivism F.A. Muller
Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Sven Nyholm
Ethics of Care & Health Lily Frank
History of Metaphysics: Greek/Arabic/Latin Traditions Wouter Goris
Metaphysics Nathan Wildman & Martin Lipman
Mind in Action Naomi Kloosterboer & Niels van Miltenburg
Philosophy around 1900 Carlo Ierna
Philosophy in Central and Eastern Europe Natalia Danilkina & Evi Zacharia
Philosophy of Religion Hans Van Eyghen
History of Dutch Scientific Philosophy F.A. Muller
Philosophy of Statistics Jan-Willem Romeijn
Philosophy of Biology David Ludwig
A new philosophy of man & humanism Hans Dassen