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International Summer School: Collegium Spinozanum III

Description This summer school aims to bring together advanced students and established scholars working broadly on Spinoza’s thought, sources and reception. The goal of the summer school is to create an international forum to stimulate scholarly exchange and conversations inspired by different approaches and methodologies. During morning sessions, established scholars in several different areas of … Continue reading International Summer School: Collegium Spinozanum III

Summer School “Collegium Spinozanum”

The Groningen Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Thought (www.rug.nl/gcmemt) is pleased to announced the second edition of the Collegium Spinozanum: An International Summer School on Spinoza and Spinozisms in Their Historical and Philosophical Context. The summer school will take place at Faculty of Philosophy of Groningen, on July 4-7. Invited speakers include: Aurelia Armstrong … Continue reading Summer School “Collegium Spinozanum”

Lezing, ”Tweede Spinozalezing, Two unlikely bedfellows: Kant and Freud on Morality”

Béatrice Longuenesse holds the Spinoza Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities in the second term of the academic year 2016-2017 and will be delivering the accompanying two Spinoza Lectures on ‘The first person in Cognition and Morality’. Longuenesse’s second Spinoza Lecture is entitled ‘Two unlikely bedfellows: Kant and Freud on Morality’ … Continue reading Lezing, ”Tweede Spinozalezing, Two unlikely bedfellows: Kant and Freud on Morality”

Lezing ”Eerste Spinozalezing, Perplexing ‘I’”

Béatrice Longuenesse holds the Spinoza Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities in the second term of the academic year 2016-2017 and will be delivering the accompanying two Spinoza Lectures on ‘The first person in Cognition and Morality’. Longuenesse’s first Spinoza Lecture is entitled ‘Perplexing ‘I’. Some philosophers have argued that … Continue reading Lezing ”Eerste Spinozalezing, Perplexing ‘I’”

Collegium Spinozanum: an International Summer School on Spinoza

From 7 to 10 July 2015, the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Groningen will host a Summer School entirely focused on Spinoza and Spinozisms in their historical and philosophical context. The summer school is intended for graduate students (Master’s and PhD) and post-docs, whose research is significantly connected to Spinoza’s thought. During morning … Continue reading Collegium Spinozanum: an International Summer School on Spinoza

Spinoza and Relational Autonomy

Spinoza’s philosophy has been both celebrated and reviled for its strict commitment to a kind of naturalism, according to which all aspects of human beings are to be understood in fundamentally the same way that we understand any other natural phenomena. Spinoza takes this to imply, most controversially, that our volitions are determined by prior … Continue reading Spinoza and Relational Autonomy