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Jonge filosofen over de bronnen van ‘onze’ moraal

Waarden staan nooit op zichzelf maar maken deel uit van een cultuur, traditie of levensbeschouwing, in het kader waarvan mensen hun identiteit beleven en uitdrukken. Die morele bronnen blijven meestal impliciet, omdat velen ‘onze’ westerse moraal als vanzelfsprekend aanvaarden. Precies die ervaring van vanzelfsprekendheid verhult echter onze onzekerheid en verdeeldheid over het fundament dat aan … Continue reading Jonge filosofen over de bronnen van ‘onze’ moraal

(Summer school) Value pluralism

This Summer School is about value pluralism; (i) what is it, (ii) is it plausible, and (iii) what are the consequences for moral theory and ethics more generally if value pluralism is true? Much of what we will discuss has broader implications for other normative domains such as epistemology and aesthetics, but our focus will … Continue reading (Summer school) Value pluralism

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 on “Responsible Innovation: Values and Valorisation”

On May 21 – 22, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) will host the Third International Conference on Responsible Innovation in The Hague. This year’s conference theme will be “Responsible Innovation: Values and Valorisation”. I would like to invite you to submit an abstract (deadline: 31 March) and of course as well to attend the conference … Continue reading Conference on “Responsible Innovation: Values and Valorisation”

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