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Faculty of Philosophy, Room Omega, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands

Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Groningen, Groningen 9712 GL The Netherlands

April 2019

Lecture: “The limits of transparency: specialized knowledge, central banks and meaningful accountability”

24 April 2019 @ 15:15 - 17:00
Faculty of Philosophy, Room Omega, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Groningen, Groningen 9712 GL The Netherlands

When: Wednesday, April 24 (15:15-17:00) Where: room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen Speaker: Lisa Herzog (TUM) Title: "The limits of transparency: specialized knowledge, central banks and meaningful accountability" Abstract: In this paper we discuss the relation between specialized knowledge and meaningful accountability, drawing on the example of the European Central Bank. We first describe the challenge of expert knowledge for meaningful accountability in some more detail, first in general terms and then applied to supranational institutions. We emphasize in particular the role…

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May 2019

Colloquium History of Philosophy: ‘Mandeville on Pride, Hypocrisy and Sociability’

1 May 2019 @ 15:15 - 17:00
Faculty of Philosophy, Room Omega, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Groningen, Groningen 9712 GL The Netherlands
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On Wednesday 1 May, the next History of Philosophy colloquium will be held at the University of Groningen. Robin Douglass (King's College London), will give a lecture titled 'Mandeville on Pride, Hypocrisy and Sociability'. All are welcome. For more information, email a.a.f.chadwick@rug.nl. Time: 15:15-17:00 Place: Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen,  Room Omega. Abstract:  Bernard Mandeville argues that pride is the dominant passion in explaining human sociability; it is ‘the hidden Spring, that gives Life and Motion’ to all our actions. Pride…

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January 2020

History of Philosophy colloquium ‘Civil Liberty and Fundamental Rights: a Neo-Roman Approach’

15 January @ 15:15 - 17:00
Faculty of Philosophy, Room Omega, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands, Oude Boteringestraat 52, University of Groningen, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Groningen, Groningen 9712 GL The Netherlands
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On Wednesday 15 January, the next History of Philosophy colloquium will be held at the University of Groningen. Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, University of London), will give a talk titled 'Civil Liberty and Fundamental Rights: a Neo-Roman Approach'. All welcome.    15:15-17:00, 15 January   Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, Room Omega.   Abstract:  This paper investigates two aspects of the neo-Roman theory of freedom.  The first claims that to enjoy civil liberty is to possess the status of a free…

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The OZSW event calendar lists academic philosophy events organized by/at Dutch universities, and is offered by the OZSW as a service to the research community. Please check the event in question – through their website or organizer – to find out if you could participate and whether registration is required. Obviously we carry no responsibility for non-OZSW events.