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(Workshop) Democratic Theory

The Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University is proud to host a workshop in Democratic Theory. Sofia Näsström (Uppsala University) and David Owen (University of Southampton) will present some of their current work in progress. The workshop is open to all. Program: 14:15-15:30 David Owen (Southampton), “Populus, Demos, and Self-Rule” Discussant: Gijs van Maanen (Leiden) … Continue reading (Workshop) Democratic Theory

Workshop “The Moral Psychology of Liberal Democracy” – Centre for Political Philosophy

Centre for Political Philosophy, Leiden University Workshop “The Moral Psychology of Liberal Democracy” Friday October 31, 9.30-17.00 Location: Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University. Reuvensplaats 3-4, room 1.01E. (http://visitors.leiden.edu/buildings/reuvensplaats.html) Theme of the workshop Most contemporary Western states are liberal democracies. Their constitutions combine democratic decision procedures with non-democratic restriction on that procedure (usually in the form … Continue reading Workshop “The Moral Psychology of Liberal Democracy” – Centre for Political Philosophy

Practical Philosophy Colloquia with Dr. Sjoerd van Tuinen on “Ressentiment and democracy: polemology”

On April 4th, we will hold the next meeting of the Practical Philosophy Colloquia organised by the Leiden Institute of Philosophy in collaboration with the Centre for Political Philosophy. The event will be a talk by Dr. Sjoerd van Tuinen (Erasmus University Rotterdam). The title of his presentation is: ” Ressentiment and democracy: polemology “. … Continue reading Practical Philosophy Colloquia with Dr. Sjoerd van Tuinen on “Ressentiment and democracy: polemology”

Lecture Stathis Gourgouris “Can Democracy Not Be Secular?”

Stathis Gourgouris: Can Democracy Not Be Secular? Public lecture, March 20th, 2014 Date: 20 March, 2014, Thursday Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Location: Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, Utrecht Registration: cfh@uu.nl Democracy is assumed to be a Western phenomenon dependent on a specific history of secularization and modernity. Disastrous attempts to “export democracy” as ideological justifications of imperialist interests … Continue reading Lecture Stathis Gourgouris “Can Democracy Not Be Secular?”

Symposium: the Future of Democracy

Symposium Habermas – call for participation – the future of democracy A symposium for PhD researchers and Research Master students from Dutch universities with Prof. Jürgen Habermas, recipient of the 2013 Erasmus Prize, Prof. Siep Stuurman (Utrecht University) and Prof. Ingrid Robeyns (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Organized by the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, the Huizinga Research Institute … Continue reading Symposium: the Future of Democracy

Lecture Heather Douglas

Heather Douglas – Science, Values, and Democracy Heather Douglas is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Canada. She is the author of Science, Policy and the Value Free Ideal (University of Pittsburg Press, 2009). For more information on her work, see : https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/people-profiles/heather-douglas Tijd: Friday 17 May, 15:30-17:00 Plaats: VU Amsterdam, … Continue reading Lecture Heather Douglas

Philosophy & Public Affairs Colloquium: Veit Bader

Philosophy & Public Affairs Colloquium – Spring 2013 Wednesdays, 4-6 pm, Department of Philosopy, University of Amsterdam Faculteitskamer, Oude Turfmarkt 147 April 24 Veit Bader (UvA): Crisis of Political Parties and Associative Democracy