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Symposium Geschiedenis en Grondslagen van de Geesteswetenschappen

Op dit jaarlijkse  symposium van de Faculteitsvereniging Utrechtse Filosofiestudenten (FUF) zullen wij ons richten op de geschiedenis en grondslagen van de geesteswetenschappen. Wat de plek van de humaniora is binnen de wetenschap en de universiteit is een belangrijke vraag waar veel studenten binnen de geestswetenschappen tijdens hun studie mee te maken krijgen. In hoeverre hebben de … Continue reading Symposium Geschiedenis en Grondslagen van de Geesteswetenschappen

WORKSHOP: Deliberation, Interpretation and Confabulation

WORKSHOP: Deliberation, Interpretation and Confabulation 19th-20th June 2015, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Keynote speakers: Lisa Bortolotti (University of Birmingham) Quassim Cassam (University of Warwick) Pamela Hieronymi (UCLA)   Other speakers: Fleur Jongepier (Radboud University Nijmegen) Naomi Kloosterboer (VU University Amsterdam) Lena Ljucovic (University of Potsdam) Christoph Michel (University of Stuttgart)   Deliberation, Interpretation … Continue reading WORKSHOP: Deliberation, Interpretation and Confabulation

Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

The international conference “Philosophy as Science: A Key Idea of the 19th Century”, organized by Paul Ziche and Carlo Ierna, will take place April 9-11 at the Fundatie van Renswoude (Agnietenstraat 5, 3512 XA) in Utrecht. Keynotes by: Barry Smith “Metaphysics After Darwin” Alan Richardson “Disillusionment, Inconvenience, and Scientific Philosophy: Logical Empiricism and Philosophical Modernism” … Continue reading Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

Advanced European Bioethics Course “Responsible Innovation and Human Genomics”

9-13 March 2015: advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Responsible Innovation and Human Genomics, ethical opportunities and threats’   In this 4,5 day course we will explore the nature of human-technology relations, as well as their value. The focus will be on ethical dimensions of developments in medical technology and genomics. The lectures by various experts will … Continue reading Advanced European Bioethics Course “Responsible Innovation and Human Genomics”

Symposium ‘Science, Gender and Values’

Science, Gender and Values A symposium on the occasion of the honorary doctorate awarded to Helen Longino by VU University Amsterdam Monday, October 20, 10-13 Room 2D-16 (STOA-zaal), Main Building (Hoofdgebouw) VU, De Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam (for directions, see http://www.vu.nl/en/about-vu-amsterdam/contact-info-and-route/route-description/index.asp). Programme 10.00 – 10.05: Opening by Michel ter Hark (Professor and Dean, Faculty of Humanities, … Continue reading Symposium ‘Science, Gender and Values’

Conference “300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees”

Conference 300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees | REGISTRATION OPEN Science, Politics, and Economy The Unintended Consequences of a Diabolic Paradox 2014 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Bernard Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees, or Private Vices, Public Benefits and the Centennial of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 1988, the Foundation Bernard Mandeville (including Erasmus University … Continue reading Conference “300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees”

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