Susan Wolf will hold the Spinoza Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities in the second term of the academic year 2017-2018.
The University of Groningen hosts a manuscript workshop on The Structure of Society: Freedom, Responsibility and Rights in Collective Contexts by Frank Hindriks. This event takes place in Groningen, the Netherlands, on March 8-9, 2018. During this workshop, a number of internationally acclaimed scholars will comment on the penultimate version of the book. PhD students, … Continue reading (Workshop) The Structure of Society: Freedom, Responsibility and Rights in Collective Contexts
This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical reflection on the nature, scope and applicability of responsibility and innovation in innovation practices in general, and the … Continue reading (OZSW graduate course) Philosophy of Responsible Innovation
Moral psychology is a growing field of interdisciplinary research that draws on both normative reflection and theorizing in philosophy and empirical research and modelling in psychology and other social sciences. Students will come to understand many of the main concepts and theories in contemporary moral psychology. In addition, they will learn to criticize methodologies and analyses in the empirical literature.
Recent developments in healthcare and social care policy are challenging the scope of and theoretical justification for claims based on notions of family responsibility. The considerations cover a wide range, from normative issues of (for example) the basis on which we should expect responsibility to be present, to empirical considerations of how responsibilities come to … Continue reading (Summer school) What About the Family?
Program (subject to minor changes): Matthé Scholten: Whom to Test for Competence? Diagnostic Profiling and Statistical Discrimination Daphne Brandenburg: Reconsidering Reactive Attitudes in Mental Health Care Wessel van Dommelen: The Sense and Nonsense of Tracing in Theories of Moral Responsibility Frank Hindriks: Responsibility Without Consciousness Jan Willem Wieland: A Complicity Solution to the Collective Action … Continue reading OZSW Study Group Philosophy of Responsibility – Work in progress day
This seminar will present some of the issues associated with accounting for historical responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions. The presenters will discuss related dimensions of the problem of historical emissions. Speakers: Jeremy Moss (University of New South Wales): Historical Emissions and the Carbon Budget Axel Gosseries (University Catholic de Louvain): Fairness on Historical Emissions without … Continue reading (Seminar) Historical Responsibility and Climate Change
Workshop 2015 Responsibility – The Epistemic Dimension II When: May 12-13 2015 Where: VU University Amsterdam It is generally agreed that responsibility has an epistemic dimension. Responsibility and knowledge interact, but the question is exactly how. For this second workshop in the series, we welcome submissions on the following issues (and related ones): (1) Does the epistemic … Continue reading Workshop Responsibility – The Epistemic Dimension II
WORKSHOP ON MORAL RESPONSIBILITY University of Amsterdam October 16 and 17, 10 – 18 h Faculteitskamer (1.17) Oude Turfmarkt 147 1012 CG Amsterdam Organizers: Matthé Scholten and Dilek Yamali THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 Andreas Leonhard Menges (Berlin, Humboldt) Appropriate Blame and the Structure of Responsibility Katrien Schaubroeck (Antwerp) What Does It Mean to Call Moral Responsibility … Continue reading WORKSHOP ON MORAL RESPONSIBILITY
Workshop: Responsibility – The Epistemic Dimension 28-29 April 2014, 9-18h VU University Amsterdam De Boelelaan 1105, senaatszaal 2E-53 http://www.slavernijvoetafdruk.nl/workshop/ Invited speakers: Holly Smith, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Michael Zimmerman, University of North Carolina Martin van Hees, University of Amsterdam Contributed speakers: Alex Guerrero, University of Pennsylvania Andrea Kruse, Ruhr University Bochum Elizabeth … Continue reading Workshop: Responsibility – The Epistemic Dimension